UCS 4.4-8: Eighth Point Release of UCS 4.4 – Preparation for Upgrade to UCS 5 and Performance Improvements
The eighth point release of UCS 4.4 provides preparations for the upgrade to the forthcoming UCS 5.0, performance improvements in large environments, and improvements in the App Center, AD, and S4 Connector. In this article, I would like to present the most important innovations.
Almost ten years have passed since we published the first Cool Solution for UCS 3.0: in 2011, on November 25 at 8:02 am, we created a new page in the Univention Wiki which collects the Cool Solutions for the different versions of Univention Corporate Server. A lot has happened since then: Many instructions are now available in English and no longer in German, and there is a separate section for the Cool Solutions in the Univention forum.
In the blog article series “How to integrate with LDAP”, we introduce a whole range of different options and possibilities for how you can use LDAP provided by UCS to expand or use in cooperation with other services.
In the first section of this article, “Typical Configuration Options”, I will be using an example to demonstrate the sort of information typically required to perform user authentication against the UCS LDAP. I will be taking you through the necessary configuration steps using the project management system Redmine as an example, as this requests all the typical information.
In the second section, “Types of Search Users”, I will detail the possibilities available to you if it is not possible to search through the UCS LDAP anonymously.