Setting up authentication
Since the introduction of the web-based GUI, the use of external authentication servers continues to grow. IBM Spectrum Control (Spectrum Control) supports using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) or Active Directory (AD) as authentication methods.
This chapter explains how you can use Spectrum Control with external authentication services and what you must understand to configure this setup correctly.
This chapter uses the term external authentication server and directory server interchangeably. Although both ...