Integrating Ephesoft with Active Directory

Integrating Ephesoft with Active Directory This article explains how to integrate Ephesoft with Active Directory and provides detailed description for each property used in order to successfully configure Ephesoft with AD. In Ephesoft Transact, we basically have to focus on 3 properties files mentioned below: server.xml user-connectivity.properties application.properties……

Checklist: Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 1 and Authorization using Active Directory

Ephesoft configuration with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 1 and Authorization using Active Directory This wiki provides you details related to what all configuration needs to be taken care of when configuring Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 1. Authentication Type 1 means we are authenticating using SSO but authorizing using Tomcat, LDAP or Active…

KB0007802 Active Directory Configuration/Setup: Sample File Changes for Proper Setup

KB Articles KB Article # 7802 Topic/Category: Active Directory Ephesoft Version: 4.x Issue: Active Directory Configuration of Sample File Changes for Proper Setup Solution: ****server.xml <!--To enable Active Directory user management configuration uncomment below--> <!-- --> <Realm className="org.apache.catalina.realm.MemoryRealm" /> <Valve…

Active Directory Size Limit Error

Known Issues Articles   Known Issue#9073: Active Directory Size Limit Error Topic/Category: Active Directory Ephesoft version(s) Affected: 4.x Issue: The client can log into their system and access their batches properly, but this error re-occurs in the log files: 3.1.1.0 2014-05-12 16:49:57,127 ERROR http-8080-1…

KB0008667 Upper Right Login Full Display Name Options Greeting Active Directory

KB Articles   KB Article # 8667 Topic/Category: Installation, Active Directory Issue: We installed active directory authentication, but we display only "Hi" in the upper right hand corner of batchclassmanagement page. We would like it to read "Hi XXXX" where xxxx is defined by an attribute in active directory. What are the instructions to accomplish this? Analysis: The…

Active Directory ERROR: Size Limit Exceeded; too many users exceeded; Setting Context Path or Group Search Filter

Issue: Active Directory windows authentication is not working. When checking the logs, you may see a message similar to the following:   [ERROR] [http-8080-3] [com.ephesoft.dcma.user.connectivity.impl.MSActiveDirectoryConnectivity] - No result found[LDAP: error code 4 - Sizelimit Exceeded] javax.naming.SizeLimitExceededException: [LDAP: error code 4 - Sizelimit Exceeded]; remaining…

Examples of Active Directory Connection User Names

How do I specify an Active Directory Connection User Name? What is valid?   Analysis: An Active Directory Connection User Name needs to be specified in two locations when setting up Active Directory authentication. user-connectivity.properties user.connectivity_username={specify name here} server.xml connectionName=”{specify name here}”   The name can be…

How to: Configure Active Directory

Active Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for Windows domain networks and is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services. Ephesoft can integrate with this Directory service in order to Authenticate and Authorize users as a way to control access to different aspects of the application like: Login Access Access to…

KB0006896: Cannot see default batch list after setting Ephesoft on Active Directory

Issue: Cannot see default batch list after setting Ephesoft on Active Directory Solution: There could be several reasons for this but the key settings to look at are: 1. The applications.properties under the following setting - User.Super_Admin=<GroupName> 2. The User-connectivity.properties under the following setting - user.msactivedirectory_group_search_filter=(cn=GroupN*)…

Test Active Directory config using jExplorer

Issue: You are configuring Ephesoft to use Active Directory as the authentication for users and you would like to test the configurations that you have set in the user-connectivity.properties file.   Solution: This can be done using a tool that is included in the Ephesoft installation. This tool is located here: <Ephesoft Install Folder>…

Multiple Groups as Roles in Active Directory

Issue: Customer would like to add multiple groups from Active Directory as roles in Ephesoft.   Solution: When you set up the dcma-user-connectivity.properties file, you have the ability to add multiple groups in the roles used for restricting Batch Classes in Ephesoft.   In the dcma-user-connectivity.properties file, this is controlled in the…

Known Issue – Active Directory Error after Upgrade to v3.0.3.4 SP2

Issue: Due to code the specification of the context path is written incorrectly in the user-connectivity.properties file. ',dc=Domain,dc=com' An additional comma is entered in the description, causing the authorization process to fail. You will be able to login using the AD credentials, but no user will be able to see the batch classes of batch instances in the UI. Sample Error: 3034 SP2…

KB0009513 User Directory Authentication Issues: Escape Special Characters in Passwords

KB Articles KB Article # 9513 Topic/Category: Installation, Active Directory Ephesoft Version: 4x Issue: User Directory Authentication Issues: Special Characters Analysis: Certain characters for passwords must be escaped for xml and properties files Solution: In xml files that specify a password, use the following to escape characters:  " &quot; ' &apos; <…

Installing Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 -Single-server- Linux – Fresh Silent Installation

Overview This document provides information on how to install Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 in the following environment: Environment — single-server Operating System — Linux Installation type — fresh silent The silent-mode installation allows the user to define installation configuration only once and then use it to duplicate the installation on many machines. The config.properties…

Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 Upgrade Guide – Single-Server – for Linux

Overview This document provides information on how to install Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 in the following environment: Environment — single-server Operating system — Linux Installation type — upgrade The following tasks describe how to upgrade to Ephesoft Transact 2019.1: # Installation Task General Scope of Activity 1 Complete the Prerequisites Check Prepare for…

Installing Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 – Single-server – Linux – Fresh Installation

Overview This document provides information on how to install Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 in the following environment: Environment — single-server Operating System — Linux Installation type — fresh normal The following tasks describe how to install Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 for Linux: # Installation Task General Scope of Activity 1 Complete the Prerequisites Check…

Install Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 – Single-server – Microsoft® Windows – Fresh Installation

Introduction Revision 2 — August 14, 2019 Document Overview This document provides information about installing Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 in the following environment: Operating System — Microsoft Windows® Environment — Single-server Installation type — Fresh Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 supports the following Windows versions for fresh installation, silent installation, or upgrade:…

User Connectivity

This section contains the following information for configuring user connectivity:   How to Administer Ephesoft Users & Groups How to Create a User in OpenLDAP Single Sign On Multiple Groups as Roles in Active Directory Add users to LDAP using Java Checklist: Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 Manually Configuring SAML 2.0 SSO for Ephesoft Transact 4.5.0.x and…

Checklist: Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 1 and Authorization using Tomcat

Ephesoft configuration with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 1 and Authorization using Tomcat This wiki provides you details related to what all configuration needs to be taken care of when configuring Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 1. Authentication Type 1 means we are authenticating using SSO but authorizing using Tomcat, LDAP or Active Directory. In this…

Checklist: Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 2 and Multiple group Support

Ephesoft configuration with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 2 and Multiple Group Support This wiki provides you details related to what all configuration needs to be taken care of when configuring Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 2. Authentication Type 2 means we are authentication and authorizing using SSO when users are associated with more than one group.……

Checklist: ADFS Configurations Requirements

Checklist: Minimum ADFS Configurations Requirements This wiki article focuses on the basic configurations that are required at ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) side in order to integrate it with Ephesoft to enable Single Sign On Feature. Note: This article will provide you basic information on the ADFS configuration. In case of any issues you must connect with your ADFS / Windows…

Checklist: Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 2

Ephesoft configuration with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 2 This wiki provides you details related to what all configuration needs to be taken care of when configuring Ephesoft with ADFS over SAML 2.0 with Authentication Type 2. Authentication Type 2 means we are authentication and authorizing using SSO.   Understanding Authentication Type 2 Integrating Ephesoft with…

Manually Configuring SAML 2.0 SSO for Ephesoft Transact 4.5.0.x and 2019.1

Download [2.07 MB] Introduction SSO Overview Section 1.1 Single sign-on (SSO) is a mechanism of access control that can be applied on multiple related, but independent software systems. With this mechanism, a user logs in once and gains access to multiple systems without being prompted to log in again for each individual application. Conversely, single sign-off is a property mechanism…

Ephesoft Transact Property Files Reference Guide

Introduction This document lists and describes the Ephesoft Transact properties files, to include the path in which each property file is located, with links to additional information. For additional information about Ephesoft Transact folders, refer to the following resources: Folder Management in Ephesoft Transact 4.5.0.0 Folder Management in Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 Folder…