LDAP with same name accounts created in Zimbra

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grantntourbus
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LDAP with same name accounts created in Zimbra

Postby grantntourbus » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:31 pm

Running Zimbra 8.8.10 on CentOS 7. Going to upgrade to 8.8.15 soon.

I would like to connect to our Windows AD using LDAP, but have already created all the email accounts in Zimbra.
If I connect the Zimbra LDAP to AD, what will happen to accounts pre-existing in Zimbra, with similar email addresses?
I have Zimbra setup as a secondary, with Exchange as the primary.

Example: Say I have a Zimbra account, Fred@host.com and a Windows AD user domain\Fred with Exchange email account Fred@host.com.

What can I expect when I enable the connection to LDAP?
Can anyone point me to more information on what the LDAP connection does in Zimbra?

The reason I did not setup LDAP right at the start, is I needed to test the migration with a limited number of accounts first, so I did not want all my domain accounts in Zimbra right off the start.


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Re: LDAP with same name accounts created in Zimbra

Postby 7224jobe » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:25 am

Hi, with LDAP connection your users will be able to connect to their Zimbra mail account using AD password.
Here is Zimbra documentation on this topic: https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Configure_ ... _Directory

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