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How to configure Active Directory Integration in XTAM

To integrate your Active Directory with XTAM, you may configure your settings during or after installation.

If you are looking to integrate with additional AD or LDAP domains, please review our Multi-domain Configuration article.

If you are looking to integrate with NetIQ eDirectory, please review our NetIQ eDirectory Integration article.

To configure an Active Directory binding During Installation


When the installation wizard reaches the section named Active Directory enter the following values:


LDAP Server: Enter the host name or IP address of your Active Directory Domain Controller.


User: Enter the user name of the account that can connect to this server.


Password: Enter the password of this user.


Click the Connect button to test your connection.


If the test connection was successfully, click the Next button to continue. If the test connection failed, check your values and try again.

XTAM Active Directory Integration During Installation


To configure or update an Active Directory binding After Installation

(June 4, 2018) – If you have updated to XTAM version 2.3.201806032154 or later, you can now configure Active Directory integration by simply navigating to Administration > Settings > AD within the XTAM interface.


Login to the server where XTAM is deployed as an Administrator.


Open a command line and navigate to the folder where XTAM is installed ($XTAM_HOME) and issue the following command:


For Windows, substitute your {ldap.server}, {ldap.user} and {ldap.password} values and issue:

bin\PamDirectory.cmd ADConnect web {ldap.server} {ldap.user} {ldap.password}

For Unix or Linux, substitute your {ldap.server}, {ldap.user} and {ldap.password} values and issue:

bin/ ADConnect web {ldap.server} {ldap.user} {ldap.password}

Please note if your password contains any of the following characters & \ < > ^ | then they must be properly escaped when executing the command by placing a ^ before each like this for ampersand ^&.
Alternatively, you can issue the command using a dash rather than the password in which case you will be prompted to enter the password during execution and in this approach, those special characters do not have to be escaped.

bin\PamDirectory.cmd ADConnect web {ldap.server} {ldap.user} -
bin/ ADConnect web {ldap.server} {ldap.user} -


If the command returns an OK response, then restart the Pam Manager service on this computer:


For Windows:

net stop PamManagement
net start PamManagement

For Unix or Linux:

service pammanager restart

If the command returns a Fail response, then double check your user and password values. For the {ldap.user} value, be sure to use the user@domain format.


Active Directory integration is now complete. Objects and permissions may now be shared with AD Users and Groups in XTAM.


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