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How to access LDAP on my Win 2003 Server


I am trying to setup one of my MF printers that can scan a document and send via email. The printer is able to connect to an LDAP database to retrieve email addresses.

I was told that all I need to do is to enter in the IP address of our LDAP server into the printer and it should retrieve the addresses on its own.

So my questions is How do I know if my Windows 2003 server has LDAP installed and if it is updated and running? How to update it or configure it?

I am totally new with LDAP. I know just about nothing about it other than its some sort of database ;) So if someone can explain (Think LDAP for Dummies).

Also, I opened a browser and typed in "ldap://[ServerName]:389. A "Find People" window opened. I typed in a name to search and another window opened saying " An Error occured while performing a search. Operations Error.)

Thanks again !
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Steviek411
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corneliupCommented:
If you have active directory (win2k3 domain) then you have ldap.
to be able to search in active directory (ldap) you will also need an username and password
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harleyjdCommented:
you often need to put a search base into a printer for LDAP lookup. I did some Xerox printers that had users in seperate OU's that we used the search base was

"OU=Orgunit,DC=domain,DC=com"

for non ou you may need

"CN=Users,DC=Domain,DC=com"

for fun you can try softerra's LDAP browser. This cool freeware will let you open ldap, lookup stuff, copy distinguished names and test your authentication - AD LDAP is locked down, and you need at least user permissions to access it.

http://www.softerra.com/products/ldapbrowser.php

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