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How to encrypt LDAP traffic when connecting to the Global Catalog

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9.x
  • Active Directory Global Catalog
  • LDAP


  • In certain scenarios it may be required for the SVM to connect to the Global Catalog server for resolving UNIX credentials
  • ONTAP does not support encrypted connections over port 3269
  • If this connection requires encryption to prevent user names and credentials to pass the network in clear text, please follow the steps in the procedure below


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