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Create a "Trusted User" AD Lab (Domain Authentication)

Created by: Brendan Bone
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Question

How do I create a "Trusted User" in FTK/AD Lab?

 

Introduction

FTK allows users to create "Trusted User" accounts, which then utilize users' Windows or domain credentials to automatically log in to FTK/AD Lab.



Procedure

 

  1. Log into Lab as an Application Administrator
  2. Go to Tools > Set LDAP Authentication
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  3. Check the box "Enable LDAP Authentication"
  4. In the "Base LDAP URL with DN" field, enter your LDAP server and base DN as per the format shown in the example.
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  5. Click "OK"
  6. Go to Database > Administer Users > Add User
  7. Click "Trusted User"
  8. Enter the domain username of the desired user
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  9. Click "OK" again
  10. Grant the user the desired Role and finish adding them

 

Notes

  • If a Domain User does not enable LDAP authentication before logging out or closing AD Lab, they may get locked out of AD Lab.
  • FTK also allows trusted users, but only for local machine accounts rather then domain accounts.
  • This will not work if there is an existing Lab non-LDAP user account with the desired Domain username.
  • You must be logged in to Windows using the desired LDAP user to run Lab.
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