ACS 4.2 for Windows, Authentication using Active Directory

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Dec 13th, 2009


How to configure authentication for Active Directory users in specific group using ACS 4.2 for windows.


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rtjensen4 Mon, 12/14/2009 - 08:32


You go to the External User Databases section, and use the "Database Group Mappings" option. Assuming you already have your AD source setup, you simply select the AD group and then the ACS group it maps to. HTH

rtjensen4 Mon, 12/14/2009 - 08:35

More detailed:

To Configure AD in ACS:

External User Databases -> Database Configuration -> Windows Database

Enter the necessary information and make sure you have a username you can use to browse LDAP, Windows does not permit anonymous LDAP binds.

Then, you go to:

External User Databases -> Database group Mappings

Select "Windows Database"

Select your domain

Click "Add Mapping"

eahmed007 Fri, 06/18/2010 - 08:29

Hi  All,

           I am not able to configure external database in cisco  ACS 4.2 using Windows active Directory user database.But I am able to get authentication from internal database.Can anyone tell me how to configure external database to get the authentication.

I am eagerly waiting for response.Please help me on this case.

Thanks and regards.....



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