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DPA Active Directory error

On entering my connection information for Active director I receive this error: The AD-required name format is invalid.  Is this in reference to the domain name, or the username?  What format should be used?

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The Active Directory user name to configure DPA Server to use for authentication is a name=value comma-separated list and you should use one of the following format examples:

  • Distinguished Name(DN): cn=BobSmith,cn=Users,dc=domain,dc=local
  • User Principal Name (UPN): bsmith@domain.local

For more options, examples, and details, check out the Configure DPA to use Active Directory or LDAP in the DPA Administration Guide.

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Thanks! this is super helpful, I was banging my head against the wall, might just be tired.

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