Configuring Active Directory Authenticator with Weblogic Server

Weblogic Server comes with an Embedded LDAP Server which acts as the Default Provider for authentication, authorization and rolemapping.Since authentication is based on JAAS ( Java Authentication and Authorization Service), we can have external providers as well.These providers can be Out Of the Box Providers provided by WLS or Custom

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Create Active Directory Authentication Provider from WLST

connect(‘weblogic’,’weblogic’,’t3://localhost:7001′) edit() startEdit(-1,-1,’false’) cmo.getSecurityConfiguration().getDefaultRealm().createAuthenticationProvider(‘ADAuthenticator’, ‘weblogic.security.providers.authentication.ActiveDirectoryAuthenticator’) cmo.getSecurityConfiguration().getDefaultRealm().lookupAuthenticationProvider(‘ADAuthenticator’).setControlFlag(‘OPTIONAL’) cd(‘/SecurityConfiguration’) cd(‘base_domain’) cd(‘Realms/myrealm/AuthenticationProviders’) cd(‘ADAuthenticator’) cmo.setGroupBaseDN(‘CN=Users,DC=faisal,DC=bea,DC=com’) cmo.setUserBaseDN(‘CN=Users,DC=faisal,DC=bea,DC=com’) cmo.setAllGroupsFilter(‘(objectclass=group)’) cmo.setPrincipal(‘CN=Administrator,CN=Users,DC=faisal,DC=bea,DC=com’) cmo.setCredential(‘Passw0rd’) cmo.setPort(389) cmo.setHost(‘localhost’) save() activate()

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