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how to add new ldap user in knox

I want to add new ldap user in knox , I can see users.ldif file under /etc/knox/conf , but i read it is for demo purpose . i want to add new ldap users. In order to achieve this what configurations changes I have to make .



Rising Star

Anurag Mishra Yes, you figured out right, the users.ldif file contains Users for Knox inbuilt Demo LDAP service. In case, you want to add new users to a real world setup, you need to add users in your Active Directory or LDAP solution itself and integrate the same in Knox.

@Krishna Pandey

Hi Krishna, Thanks for your reply . But I have one query suppose in ldap path there are some users which are in sync with knox , but I do not want to grant access to one of user among others in the same path . to achive this is there some file in the knox server where we append the users which are ldap users and those users only get sync with knox.

Rising Star

Anurag Mishra You can achieve that by configuring Service level authorization in Knox topology. Read about it here.

Rising Star

@Anurag Mishra Also you can explore Apache Ranger for much finer access and authorization control.