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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AD Authority Connection Credentials Issue
Date Fri, 18 May 2018 14:20:32 GMT
Hi Daniel,

Passwords are always stored in ManifoldCF in obfuscated form.  There is an
Obfuscate command-line class you can use to perform the obfuscation.
Include the obfuscated form in your JSON for the connection and you should
be all set.

Karl


On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 9:27 AM Thomas Daniel <Daniel.Thomas@uk.fujitsu.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
>
> We are running MCF v2.6 and trying to configure AD/SharePoint authority
> connections.
>
> Entering the password for these jobs via the API seems to cause us some
> issues.
>
>
>
> We can go to the crawler UI and set up the job with a password such as
> ‘password’. That seems to hash and encode the password and works perfectly.
>
> If we use the API to build the connection with exactly the same config and
> ‘password’ as a password, the connection fails with an LDAP error.
>
>
>
> When we call the ‘get’ API for the authority connection we just built that
> returned the LDAP error, we get JSON back with the password set as
> ‘password’ in plain text, not hashed or encoded.
>
>
>
> Looking at the API and user docs, I can’t see any guidance on how to
> specify the password via the API or any of the other fields in the ‘domain
> controller’ tab.
>
>
>
> Would you be able to provide some guidance on what we are doing wrong
> please?
>
>
>
> Kind regards,
>
> *Daniel Thomas*
> Software Developer
>
> *Fujitsu*
> Email: daniel.thomas@uk.fujitsu.com
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