KB7092: Login Failure Occurs after Integrating with Microsoft Active Directory Authentication

Issue:Users cannot log into Ephesoft Transact after integrating with Microsoft Active Directory authentication as shown below:The following error is the INFO log file: java.net.UnknownHostException: DomainDnsZones.<domain name>.com. This occurs because the Ephesoft Transact server is running in work-group setup instead of joining or being a part of the domain setup.Solution:…

Integrating Ephesoft with Active Directory

Integrating Ephesoft with Active DirectoryThis 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 ArticlesKB Article # 7802Topic/Category: Active DirectoryEphesoft Version: 4.xIssue: Active Directory Configuration of Sample File Changes for Proper SetupSolution:****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 ErrorTopic/Category: Active DirectoryEphesoft version(s) Affected: 4.xIssue: 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 # 8667Topic/Category: Installation, Active DirectoryIssue: 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…

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 DirectorySolution: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 ArticlesKB Article # 9513Topic/Category: Installation, Active DirectoryEphesoft Version: 4xIssue: User Directory Authentication Issues: Special CharactersAnalysis:Certain characters for passwords must be escaped for xml and properties filesSolution: 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 silentThe 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 — upgradeThe following tasks describe how to upgrade to Ephesoft Transact 2019.1:# Installation Task General Scope of Activity1 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 normalThe following tasks describe how to install Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 for Linux:# Installation Task General Scope of Activity1 Complete the Prerequisites Check…

Install Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 – Single and Multi-Server

Introduction Revision 5 — November 19, 2019This document describes how to install Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 in the following environments:Environment types — single and multi-server Operating System — Windows®Installation Overview The process of installing Ephesoft Transact 2019.2 follows this general sequence of tasks.Installation Task General Scope of Activity…

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 RequirementsThis 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 2Integrating Ephesoft with…

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

[embeddoc url="//cdn.ephesoft.com/docs/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Transact_450X_Manual_SAML_SSO-20_Config_1-1b.pdf" download="all"] Introduction SSO Overview Section 1.1Single 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…