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This chapter describes the steps required for setting the authentication method to either the NT or LDAP authentication method.


1. Create a group to UMS (Note that the same group does not have to exist in NT/LDAP).

2. For this group, select the appropriate access rights settings for each QPR product.

3. Next you must enable NT/LDAP authentication by selecting the Windows NT and/or LDAP options in the "Authentication method" sub-section of the QPR User Mgmt Server / General section in the QPR Configuration Manager.

4. Restart UMS Server if it was running while you were changing settings


You can also define a default user group to UMS for Windows NT/LDAP users. By using this option it's possible to authenticate users easily, using product permissions defined to the default user group in UMS.


A group can be made the default group in the following way:

Open the QPR Configuration Manager utility
Go to the QPR User Mgmt Server / General section.
Select "UMS Only" in the "User Group" sub-section
Insert the new group's name into the Default User Group field.p


If the default group is used, users are created into the default group when the following preconditions are met:

1. User does not exist in UMS  

 - NT/LDAP login is successful

 - The default group has enough rights to the product the user is logging into

2. User exists in UMS  

 - NT/LDAP login is successful

 - User uses group rights

 - User does not belong to any group


Note: Users can be members of multiple UMS groups:

You can define only one default group for all users
User rights override group rights
Stronger group rights override weaker group rights


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