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Trouble while setting up Harvest LDAP authentication. Which tools could help?


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CA Harvest Software Change Manager - OpenMake Meister



Trouble while setting up Harvest LDAP authentication. Which tools could help?


Harvest 12.5 and 12.6



Two suggested ways would be:

1- Harvest command utility hauthtst, see Harvest user guide CA_SCM_Ref_ENU.pdf, page 23.
This command line utility tests the Authentication Server API independently of a CA Harvest SCM broker or RTserver.

Stand alone LDAP connectivity test program
-ldapdebuglevel= <int>
à enables verbose information

1a- There is a tool called "LDAPDiag" that is available at the CA Harvest Communities website.

The name of the file is It is a tool useful during LDAP integration configuration

This zip contains a single install executable that will install to c:\LDAPDiag directory by default and place a single desktop icon called LDAPDiag. This utility can be used to load the server's HServer.arg and then it will automatically create the hauthtst full syntax in the lower pane. You can then try to execute the hauthtst syntax by pressing the [!] button or you can copy and paste the hauthtst to a cmd prompt window and work with it there.

This utility will only install and run on a windows platform.

2- 3rd party GUI tool LDAP browsers such as

 LDAP browsers could be used to verify your LDAP settings, that the user indeed exist in LDAP. 


Release: SCMNCR99000-12.5-Harvest-Software Change Manager-Named User-Competitive Replacem