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Oracle APEX 4.2 Reporting by Vishal Pathak

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Using LDAP authentication

Since this is advanced reporting, let's start this chapter by talking about some advanced ways of authenticating the user. Until now, we have only seen the external table authentication scheme. We do not have to do any configuration for APEX authentication scheme so we haven't dedicated a section to it. This section will introduce LDAP authentication to you.

We are using WebLogic to host our APEX listener and WebLogic has an LDAP server of its own. This LDAP server works on the admin server port. We can use the same LDAP server to create some users for our application and also create an authentication scheme based on this LDAP server. Let's see how it's done:

  1. Login to the WebLogic console (Typical URL: http://localhost:7001/console ...

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