Changes for page User Authentication

Last modified by Vincent Massol on 2017/10/02

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48 48  
49 49  = LDAP Authentication =
50 50  
51 -{{info}}
52 -Since 7.4 it's recommended to use the new [[LDAP Authenticator extension>>extensions:Extension.LDAP.Authenticator]] instead of the core one.
51 +== Active Directory ==
53 53  
54 -If you're using Active Directory you could also check the [[Active Directory Application>>https://store.xwiki.com/xwiki/bin/view/Extension/ActiveDirectoryApplication]] which is a paying application dedicated to simplifying the integration of Active Directory with XWiki.
53 +If you're looking to connect XWiki to an Active Directory server, you have 2 options:
55 55  
56 -The following documentation is for the core LDAP authenticator which has been removed in 8.3.
57 -{{/info}}
55 +* Using the manual and generic approach listed below
56 +* Using the dedicated [[Active Directory Application>>https://store.xwiki.com/xwiki/bin/view/Extension/ActiveDirectoryApplication]] which is a paying application dedicated to simplifying the integration of Active Directory with XWiki.
58 58  
59 -If you are going to use the [[LDAP Admin Extension>>extensions:Extension.LDAP.Application]], which makes it easier to configure LDAP, then you only need to uncomment xwiki.authentication.authclass property and //nothing// else. Unlike editing xwiki.cfg, which requires you to redeploy the XWiki webapp, LDAP Extension allows you to make changes without restarting.
60 -
61 61  == Generic LDAP configuration ==
62 62  
60 +It's recommended to use the [[LDAP Authenticator extension>>extensions:Extension.LDAP.Authenticator]] instead of the core LDAP authenticator.
61 +
62 +The following documentation is for the core LDAP authenticator which has been removed in 8.3.
63 +
64 +If you are going to use the [[LDAP Admin Extension>>extensions:Extension.LDAP.Application]], which makes it easier to configure LDAP, then you only need to uncomment ##xwiki.authentication.authclass## property and //nothing// else. Unlike editing ##xwiki.cfg##, which requires you to redeploy the XWiki webapp, LDAP Extension allows you to make changes without restarting.
65 +
63 63  In order to enable the LDAP support you have to change the authentication method in //WEB-INF/xwiki.cfg// as follows:
64 64  
65 65  {{code language="properties"}}
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