IDP 3.1 LDAP Authn without SSL

Emilio Penna emilio.penna at
Thu May 21 17:17:15 EDT 2015

I tested connection to ldap without SSL. The only changes to the default
config were in, setting:

idp.authn.LDAP.useStartTLS                     = false
idp.authn.LDAP.useSSL                          = false

and adjusting baseDN, bindDN, bindDNCredential and dnFormat (I used

As others said, your error looks like wrong bindDN. Testing ldap bind
with some simple LDAP client may help (e.g. command line ldapsearch in


El 21/05/2015 a las 09:16 a.m., Cantor, Scott escribió:
> On 5/21/15, 7:32 AM, "NPTabunakawai" <nimcee at> wrote:
>>From some of the previous posts I gathered that it was possible to 
>> connect to ldap without ssl. I have tried by commenting the respective 
>> entries in and ldap-authn-config.
> Commenting things out would not be the right thing to do. Setting any 
> relevant properties to whatever they'd need to be would be the right 
> thing, principally setting the SSL and startTLS properties in 
> to false.
> Commenting out other things that aren't already starting out commented is 
> likely to just break it.
> -- Scott

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