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I have a Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller and I want to authenticate against my Active Directory environment.  There is a LDAP section described here: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk722/tk809/technologies_configuration_example09186a008067489f.shtml where you can see it asks for LDAP server properties.  

The parameters I'm not sure on are:
User Attribute and User Object Type.  I have sAMAccountName for User Attribute and user for User Object Type.  What should these be when authing against Active Directory?

Also, when configuring the Wireless Security settings I see options for 802.1x, WPA+WPA2(802.1x) and WEP 802.1x.

Currently when I attempt to connect to my testing wireless it prompts me for username and password, but continues to prompt me for network authentication repeatedly.  I'm using Windows 7 as my client OS.    
 
 
 
 
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sAMAccountName  is the login you use to open a session  . and user object  type is the type of the user it could be a person , a computer or a printer ( yep devices have also to authenticate when 802.1X is in place ) .
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I found out I cannot use Active Directory as the LDAP target because AD won't send passwords in clear text and that is required by Cisco.  Instead, I'll have to implement RADIUS.
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Please read my solution.
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