FileCloud provides multiple ways of authenticating a user account. This is applicable for both FULL and GUEST user accounts.
FileCloud supports the following Authentication modes
- Default Authentication
- Active Directory based Authentication
- LDAP based Authentication
Passwords for LDAP user can only be changed in the LDAP server
Performed by FileCloud
|In AD Server||In LDAP Server|
|Allowing Users to Create Accounts||Permitted||Not Permitted||Not Permitted|
|Bulk User creation||using CSV files||Import from AD group||Not Available|
|Can Admin Change Password||Password change for all users allowed||Passwords for AD user can only changed in the active directory.||Passwords for LDAP user can only be changed in LDAP server.|
|Can user change/reset password||Yes||Passwords for AD user can only changed in the active directory|
Passwords for LDAP user can only be changed in LDAP server
|User Account Types||Full, Guest, External||Full, Guest||Full, Guest|
- A user account can only have a single type of authentication mechanism.