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How do I convert local Empower user authentication to LDAP user authentication? - WKB2382

Article number: 2382


To convert an Always Local Empower user account to an LDAP account.


  • Empower 3


The steps below presume an LDAP domain has been successfully configured in Empower System Policies.

  1. Login to Empower as an Always Local user that has sufficient privileges to alter user properties as well as System Policies.
  2. Locate the Always Local user account to be transitioned to and LDAP account.
  3. Select the user, right-click and select 'Properties'.
  4. Remove the check mark for 'Always Local Login' and click 'OK'.
  5. Enable LDAP authentication in System Policies.
  6. Select the user, right-click and select 'Properties'.
  7. Click the 'Search LDAP' button.
  8. Locate the directory account to be mapped to the Empower user account and click 'Associate with User'.
  9. Set 'Account Status' to 'Active' and click 'OK'.



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