LDAP queries from DMZ- What is best practice?

Hello,

Our network is divided into a DMZ and private networks.

We recently had a request to configure a server resting in the DMZ to allow for  LDAP query.

Given that there are security concerns here, what is the best practice to allow such queries?

Thanks,

Mark
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Will SzymkowskiConnect With a Mentor Senior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Using Secure LDAP and also having the appropriate firewall rules in place to only allow communication from specific hosts on the private network.

Will.
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Rezwan IslamConnect With a Mentor Systems AdministratorCommented:
Will has pretty much dot pointed what needs to be done. You will need LDAPS and FW rules set up. I used couple of links below about a year ago to assist on a similar issue.

http://pcloadletter.co.uk/2011/06/27/active-directory-authentication-using-ldaps/
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Q_27831833.html
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mbudmanAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your assistance.

Mark
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