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FileCloud provides multiple ways of authenticating a user account. This is applicable for both FULL and GUEST user accounts.

FileCloud supports the following Authentication modes

  • Default Authentication
  • Active Directory based Authentication
  • LDAP based Authentication


Passwords for LDAP user can only changed in the LDAP server


Default AuthenticationADLDAP
Authentication

Performed by FileCloud Server

In AD ServerIn LDAP Server
Allowing Users to Create AccountsPermittedNot PermittedNot Permitted
Bulk User creationusing CSV filesImport from AD groupNot Available
Can Admin Change PasswordPassword change for all users allowedPasswords for AD user can only changed in the active directory.Passwords for LDAP user can only be changed in LDAP server.
Can user change/reset passwordYesPasswords for AD user can only changed in the active directory

Passwords for LDAP user can only be changed in LDAP server

User Account TypesFull, Guest, LimitedFull, GuestFull, Guest

Note

  • A user account can only have a single type of authentication mechanism.

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