Importing Roles from LDAP/AD

Since version 6.1.5, the Pro Edition supports syncing roles from LDAP or Active Directory.

To enable this feature, add config option ROLE_NAME_ATTR to ccnet.conf


ROLE_NAME_ATTR is the attribute field to configure roles in LDAP . We provide a user-defined function to map the role:Create under conf/ and edit it like:

import sys 

def ldap_role_mapping(role):
    if 'staff' in role:
        return 'Staff'
    if 'guest' in role:
        return 'Guest'
    if 'manager' in role:
        return 'Manager'

you can rewrite this function (in python) to make your own mapping rules. If the file or function doesn't exist, all roles in ROLE_NAME_ATTR will be synced.

NOTE: Make sure that ccnet-server keeps running while doing LDAP role sync.

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