How to add the information of AD server in the NXC device?

Zyxel_KathyZyxel_Kathy Zyxel Official Agent Posts: 76  mod

After AD server is setup and confirm that the connection between AD server and NXC is passing, go to NXC add the information of AD server.

Go to AAA Server > Active Directory > Add


How to write the information of AD server on the NXC? There is an example by windows 2008 R2 AD server.

*Please confirm that the AD server pick up the Advanced Features of View before you check the information of DN.


  •  Base DN: write the domain name.

Go to the AD server and open the Active Directory Users and Computers. Right click the domain name and go to Properties > Attribute Editor > distinguishedName > view. It will show you the content that can be copied and pasted to the NXC in the field of Base DN.


  • Bind DN: write the username who has privilege to set the configuration of AD server and group setting. In our server, the account of Administrator has the complete privilege for setting. The information of account is same as the account of login AD server.

         - Bind DN: CN=Administrator,CN=Users,DC=zyxel,DC=cso,DC=com

         - Password : The password of Administrator

Go to the AD server and open the Active Directory Users and Computers. Select the Users and right click the Administrator and go to Properties > Attribute Editor > distinguishedName > view. It will show you the content that can be copied and pasted to the NXC in the field of Bind DN.


  • Server Authentication

- User name (Must be a user who has rights to add a machine to the domain.)

- Password: write the password of user name. (You can also write the Administrator account that has complete rights.)

- Realm: write the domain name

- NetBIOS Name: Go to the AD server and open the Active Directory Users and Computers. Right click the domain name and go to Properties > General. It will show you the content that can be copied and pasted to the NXC in the field of NetBIOS.


  • Configuration Validation

After finish to enter the information of AD server, you can input an account id of AD server for testing whether the information of AD server is correct or not. 



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