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Informs the User Groupware that the authentication of users will be done via an LDAP directory. The name and password of the users who will connect to user groupware will be checked in the LDAP directory directly.
Remark: This function is useless if the configuration of LDAP directory was performed in the configuration window of user groupware. To configure the User Groupware, go to the "Project" tab, "Project" group and click "User Groupware".
// User Groupware used in automatic mode
// Manual start. No data files.
// Project code
gpwOpenLDAPSession("", 389, 3, False)
// Identification of a user without login window
IF gpwLogin("FP", "FP") <> gpwOk THEN
Error("Invalid user or password")
// Use a base DN
gpwOpenLDAPSession("myserver", 389, 3, False, "DC=groupcom,DC=local")
gpwOpenLDAPSession(<Server address> [, <Port number> [, <Server version> [, <With files> [, <Base DN> [, <Management of SSL>]]]]])
<Server address>: Character string
Address of LDAP server. This parameter can correspond to:
  • IP address of server in format
  • Server name
<Port number>: Optional integer
Port number of LDAP server (389 by default).
<Server version>: Optional integer
Version of LDAP server (2 or 3). Corresponds to 3 by default.
<With files>: Optional boolean
  • True (default value) to use the data files of groupware,
  • False to perform an LDAP authentication.
<Base DN>: Optional character string
Base DN to use. This parameter has the following format: "DC=xxx, DC=yyy, DC=zzz, ...".
If this parameter is not specified, it will be automatically sought in the database.
<Management of SSL>: Integer constant (or combination of constants)
Management mode of SSL:
(Default value)
standard LDAP, without SSL management.
optionSSLLDAP with management of secure SSL connection.
optionSSL + auNegotiateLDAP with management of secure SSL connection and authentication. The connection is established via "Generic Security Services" (GSS) (Snego). The authentication method used is the most appropriate method found in a list of possibles authentications.

Remark: The connection mode used must be supported by the LDAP server.


The checks regarding the connection to the LDAP server, the username and password are performed:
  • during the call to gpwLogin.
  • when validating the login window of the groupware.
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  • Version 12
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Last update: 05/26/2022

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