LDAP Question Related to LDAP for TEST DATA MANAGER

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Article ID: 142934

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Products

CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)

Issue/Introduction

Possibility to find, if there is away to have each (LDAP) user that is RDP’d into the server have their own login credentials for a DB while leaving the portal using the generic ID

Have these questions:

1. Generic User changing to Corp EID
   what component can break in the TDM application
   how to mitigate that risk.
2. Can FDM have LDAP authentication for db profile connection?
3. Can GTSubset have LDAP authentication for db profile connection?
4. Can Javelin have LDAP authentication for db profile connection?
5. Can TDM Portal have LDAP authentication for db profile connection?

 Trying to find different options / possibilities . We will set up webex meeting and discuss in detail. 

Environment

Release : 4.8.1

Component : CA Test Data Manager

Resolution

1. Generic User changing to Corp EID what component can break in the TDM application how to mitigate that risk? User should not break, depends on if LDAP or one you define. Please refer to these documentation links:


https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/continuous-testing/test-data-management/4-8-1/administrating/datamaker-administration/security.html


https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/continuous-testing/test-data-management/4-8-1/administrating/datamaker-administration/security/groups-and-users/users.html


2. Can FDM have LDAP authentication for db profile connection? Yes, (SQL Server)


3. Can GT Subset have LDAP authentication for db profile connection? Yes, (SQL Server)


4. Can Javelin have LDAP authentication for db profile connection? Yes, SQL Server)


5. Can TDM Portal have LDAP authentication for db profile connection? Yes, (SQL Server). The User that starts the Portal service is the only one that can be used