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Alfresco Community Edition and Active Directory integration

Question asked by demarestk on Jun 6, 2018
Latest reply on Jun 14, 2018 by demarestk

Hi, I'm testing Alfresco Community Edition on Ubuntu Server 18.04. I'm just struggling to get Active Directory integration working.


From the documentation: I have added following lines to /opt/alfresco-community/tomcat/shared/classes/


ldap.synchronization.groupSearchBase=CN=GG_ALFRESCO,OU=Groups,OU=Gemeentebestuur Laarne,dc=INTRANET,dc=LAARNE,dc=BE
ldap.synchronization.userSearchBase=OU=Gemeentebestuur Laarne,dc=INTRANET,dc=LAARNE,dc=BE


But when trying to log in with a user, which is member of the GG_ALFRESCO group, I'm getting


"Your authentication details haven't been recognized or Alfresco Content Services may not be available at this time."



  1. I stop and start Alfresco every time I make a change to this properties file
  2. Am I modifying the right file?
  3. Where can I find more details on why my login attempts are failing? (more specific logging)