8.0 Adding a Repository

A repository is a central location where the user’s data is stored. Advanced Authentication uses the repository only to retrieve the user information and configurations in Advanced Authentication do not affect the repository. The authentication templates are stored inside the appliance and are fully encrypted.

Advanced Authentication supports any LDAP compliant directory such as Active Directory Domain Services, NetIQ eDirectory, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, OpenLDAP, and OpenDJ. Advanced Authentication also supports the MSSQL database.

When you add a new repository, you can match the users in the repository to the authentication chains. You require only the read permission to access a repository.

You can add the following repositories: