TDV Adapter for LDAP

Build 21.0.8137

Connection String Options

The connection string properties are the various options that can be used to establish a connection. This section provides a complete list of the options you can configure in the connection string for this provider. Click the links for further details.

For more information on establishing a connection, see Basic Tab.


ServerThe domain name or IP of the LDAP server.
PortThe port the LDAP server is running on.
UserThe distinguished name of a user.
PasswordThe password for the distinguished name of the specified user.
BaseDNThe base portion of the distinguished name, used for limiting results to specific subtrees.
UseSSLWhether or not to use SSL to connect to the server.
LDAPVersionThe LDAP version used to connect to and communicate with the server.
AuthMechanismThe authentication mechanism to be used when connecting to the LDAP server.
ScopeWhether to limit the scope of the search to the whole subtree (BaseDN and all of its descendants), a single level (BaseDN and its direct descendants), or the base object (BaseDN only).


SSLServerCertThe certificate to be accepted from the server when connecting using TLS/SSL.


FirewallTypeThe protocol used by a proxy-based firewall.
FirewallServerThe name or IP address of a proxy-based firewall.
FirewallPortThe TCP port for a proxy-based firewall.
FirewallUserThe user name to use to authenticate with a proxy-based firewall.
FirewallPasswordA password used to authenticate to a proxy-based firewall.


LogModulesCore modules to be included in the log file.


LocationA path to the directory that contains the schema files defining tables, views, and stored procedures.


FollowReferralsWhether or not to follow LDAP referrals returned by the LDAP server.
FriendlyGUIDWhether to return GUID attribute values in a human readable format.
FriendlySIDWhether to return SID attribute values in a human readable format.
MaxRowsLimits the number of rows returned rows when no aggregation or group by is used in the query. This helps avoid performance issues at design time.
OtherThese hidden properties are used only in specific use cases.
ReadonlyYou can use this property to enforce read-only access to LDAP from the provider.
TimeoutThe value in seconds until the timeout error is thrown, canceling the operation.

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