LDAP is based on the client-server model and is used for directory services. It describes the communication between the LDAP client and the directory server. Object-related data, such as personal data or system configurations, can be read from such a directory.
|Name||Name under which this authentication mechanism settings is saved|
|Priority||The position of the execution of the respective authentication mechanism – the higher the number, the earlier the respective authentication mechanism is used. If same numbers are available, the sequence is determined lexicographically ascending|
|Mechanism||The authentication mechanism|
|Hostname||The hostname of the server may be an IPv4 address or a fully-qualified hostname (FQHN)|
|Port||The port of the server|
|Base DN||The entry point for the directories|