Posts tagged LDAP
Users and groups are essential for the assignment of tasks in BPM and/or BPEL. On a production environment a seperate LDAP server is used, with it’s own administration tools. On a development enviromnent however, the embedded ldap in weblogic is used very often, giving you the flexibility to create your own users and groups. Administration of the embedded ldap is done trough the weblogic console.
However the creation of a hierarchy between users is not possible using the console for the embedded ldap. The manager property neccesary to create the hierarchy is unfortunately unavailable.
User hierarchy is very usable in task assignment from BPM and/or BPEL so how to assign managers? In this blog I will describe how to create this hierarchy using an external ldap browser.How to
The first step is to configure the embedded ldap. The credentials for weblogic must be specified so you can access is using an external ldap browser.
- Open the weblogic console
- Click on your domain
- In the domain settings window, click Security, then on Embedded LDAP
- Set the credentials
- Then restart the weblogic server
Download and install an LDAP browser, I used JXplorer. Create a More >