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2008 server and sonicwall ldap queries

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I am setting up a sonicwall to query ldap on a 2008 server for vpn users, I have set the dns on the sonicwall to the 2008 server and the correct username and password. I used softerra ldap administration tool to verify connectivity and all looks good but I keep getting error credentials not valid at ldap server. see screen dumps thanks ldap config ldap error
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the os is version 5 on the sonicwall
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review the link below. looks like your config may be off a bit

https://www.fuzeqna.com/sonicwallkb/consumer/kbdetail.asp?kbid=8481
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Hmm is the data in the link correct as the second screen dump of the sonicwall settings it states "enter display name here" this doesn't look right, surely it should be the administrator username and not a user display name?
I tried both but neither worked when I tested using the test tab
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under the third tab, directory tab, make sure you have the domain/OU where the user is located that you are trying to authenticate. for instance, if your domain is domain.int and you're trying to use a domain administrator account, then you'd want the two fields on the directory page to look like this:

Primary Domain: domain.int
User tree for login to server: domain.int/users

then, type the username and password under the first tab with ONLY the username in the username field and the password. i would, for now, disregard trying LDAP with TLS. when you get LDAP to work, add TLS later if you want.
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EXCELLENT!, I'm up and running thanks
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Thanks
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just one final thing if I may. when I do a test for a user in active directory, ldap authentication succeeds but when I go to ldap users and select import users I get: Error: LDAP directory mismatch ?
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go to the directory tab, how many ou's do you see?
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internal.local\users for trees containing users and internal.local\groups for tress containing groups
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click the auto import button...i thin...and have it import you AD structure into the sonicwall. the button is there on the directory tab.
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As easy as that! thanks worked great.
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no problem.
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