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What userid format to use: LDAP Error 34 - Invalid DN syntax

Question asked by maxbaba on Jun 28, 2015
Latest reply on Jul 2, 2015 by maxbaba
Hi - I have the following configuration in my activiti-custom-context.xml. I'm not sure what format to use for my userid to login into Activiti-Explorer:

<property name="configurators">
                <bean class="org.activiti.ldap.LDAPConfigurator">
                  <property name="server" value="ldap://<myhost>" />
                  <property name="port" value="<my port number>" />
                  <property name="user" value="DN: uid=<myprocessid>,ou=Directory,ou=Users,o=mfc" />
                  <property name="password" value="<mypwd>" />
                  <property name="baseDn" value="cn=People,ou=Internal,o=mfc" />
                  <property name="queryUserByUserId" value="(&amp;(objectClass=inetOrgPerson)(cn={0}))" />
        <property name="queryUserByFullNameLike"  value="(&amp;(objectClass=inetOrgPerson)(|({0}=*{1}*)({2}=*{3}*)))" />
        <property name="queryGroupsForUser" value="(&amp;(objectClass=groupOfUniqueNames)(uniqueMember={0}))" />
                  <property name="userIdAttribute" value="cn" />
                  <property name="userFirstNameAttribute" value="firstName" />
                  <property name="userLastNameAttribute" value="lastName" />
                  <property name="groupIdAttribute" value="cn" />
                  <property name="groupNameAttribute" value="cn" />

The only line I changed was this: <property name="queryGroupsForUser" value="(&amp;(objectClass=<GROUP NAME>)(memberURL={0}))" /> because I did not know what <GROUP NAME> to specify. I hope that this has nothing to do with why I'm unable to login into Activiti-Explorer.

Here is some info on google, as to the cause and fix for LDAP Error 34. I tried the combinations but with little success.

Cause/Fix: This error occurs when you use the LDAP User Name Option, and the User Name has been entered with an invalid Syntax. The correct Name syntax is: ?cn=userid,ou=group,ou=division,o=organization". Refer to the POA startup file for more details on this specific error

Any help is much appreciated.