You can configure an organization to use the system LDAP connection as a shared source of users and groups. You can configure an organization to use a separate LDAP connection as a private source of users and groups.

Procedure

  1. From the main menu (Menu), select Cloud Resources.
  2. In the left panel, click Organizations.
  3. Click the name of the target organization.
    You are redirected to the vCloud Director Tenant Portal of the organization.
  4. From the main menu (Menu), select Administration.
  5. In the left panel, under Identity Providers, click LDAP.
    The current LDAP settings are displayed.
  6. On the LDAP Options tab, click Edit.
  7. Configure the LDAP source of users and groups for this organization and click Save.
    Option Description
    Do not use LDAP The organization does not use an LDAP server as a source of organization users and groups.
    VCD system LDAP service

    The organization uses the vCloud Director system LDAP connection that you previously configured.

    See Configure a System LDAP Connection.

    Custom LDAP service

    The organization uses a private LDAP server as a source of organization users and groups.

    Click the Custom LDAP tab and Configure, Test, and Synchronize an LDAP Connection.