Directory service account advanced settings

The following table provides information and tips for entering advanced LDAP settings. To access these settings from the primary Directory Service Account preferences dialog box, click the Advanced button.

Option

Description

Maximum number of results to return

If searches on your LDAP server take too long, you can limit the number of search results.

Search base

Use this field to define where in the directory the LDAP search begins.

Use simple search filter

Select this option to send simplified queries to the LDAP server.

Search timeout

If searches on your LDAP server take too long, you can limit the time that the search continues.

See also

Directory service account basic settings

About adding accounts

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