Configuring the SafeGuard Enterprise Management Center to establish a LDAP over SSL (LDAPS) connection to the Active Directory.
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) SafeGuard Management Center / Local Policy Editor
Before the SafeGuard Enterprise Management Center can establish a SSL connection to the Active Directory, LDAP over SSL (LDAPS) needs to be configured in the Active Directory environment.
After the environment has been prepared for LDAPS, the SafeGuard Management Centers Active Directory connection must be changed to use SSL on port 636 instead of the default (non-SSL) port 389:
The Microsoft tool Netstat can be used to verify that the established connection makes use of the new LDAPS configuration.
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