Setting up vScope to scan OpenLDAP

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vScope supports scanning OpenLDAP and other standard LDAP implementations.

In contrast to Active Directory the username is usually the biggest difference when entering credentials.

In Active Directory you enter “Domain\AdminUser”.

For OpenLDAP you need to enter the full distinguished name (DN) of a user with admin rights in the LDAP server. Look at the example below. Our domain is The Base Dn should be entered as:


The admin username should be the full DN of the user. In our OpenLDAP example the admin user has the DN:


Also, make sure that “Service Type” is set to “LDAP” when connecting to a non-Active Directory server.