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LDAP on Domino with iPhone (iOS8x) - can it work?
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Hi guys.

May be you can help me with this.
I need to provide users with ability to access Domino Directory (primary or additional) through iPhone LDAP account. Today I've spent a whole day on that and failed eventually. Sad feeling.

At the beginning the task looked extremely easy:
1) enable SSL on Domino server for Internet LDAP users ;
2) quick adjusting of Server document and Configuration document regarding LDAP task;
3) run "load ldap" from Domino console and enjoy;

I downloaded LDAP Admin (just a first link among search results) for testing purposes and made sure that everything worked perfectly. Here are a few proving screenshots.




Then I configured LDAP account on iPhone 5 (iOS8x) using the same parameters as on screen above and spent long time with the gadget after that. Whatever I tried to do - nothing helped. I always received a message "Unable to verify account information".


I don't want to describe here everything I tried but it was really a lot. I feel like I tried all possible combinations of all configuration fields in different state.

I managed to make it work only in one case - when I allowed Anonymous access to Directory on Domino and remove User Name and Password from iPhone LDAP Account configuration.


However such configuration couldn't stay, I couldn't let everyone in Internet access corporate Domino Directory. So the only one option for me was with authentication enabled but it refused to work.

Eventually I found two threads in Internet where people complained about similar (or even the same) issues. It seems the issues started with iOS7x and still weren't resolved.
Here are link1 and link2. These two posts were made in 2013 so probably something changed since then.

Please let me know if you have any suggestions I can try.



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http://ypastov.blogspot.com/2015/09/ldap-on-domino-with-iphone-ios8x-can-it.html
Sep 14, 2015
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