FortiVoice LDAP Authentication Configuration for Extension Users

The FortiVoice unit works with LDAP servers to authenticate extension users accessing the unit. This recipe guides you through the process of configuring LDAP authentication on the FortiVoice unit for extension users.

This recipe uses MS Server 2012 Active Directory as an example LDAP server and FortiVoice firmware v 3.0.1 or later.

Creating an LDAP Profile

To create an LDAP profile

  1. Go to Phone System > Profiles > LDAP.
  2. Select New to add a profile or double-click an existing profile to modify it.
  3. Enter the necessary information. If you require detailed information on any of the sections consult the FortiVoice Online Help or the FortiVoice Administrator Guide.
  4. Select Create.
 FortiVoice LDAP

Applying the LDAP Profile to Extension

Once you have creatied and configured your LDAP profile, you can now apply the LDAP profile to extension

  1. Go to Extensions > Extensions > IP extensions and select New.
  2. Select LDAP for Authentication type.
  3. Select the profile created in the previous step in the LDAP profile selection.
  4. Leave the Authentication ID field empty.
Selecting LDAP authentication.
Selecting LDAP authentication.

Configuring the Active Directory on MS Server 2012

Once you have creatied and configured your LDAP profile, you can now configure MS Server 2012

  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
  2. Go to Start > Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Administrator Tools and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers.
  4. Go to Active Directory Users and Computers and select the domain node and Users folder. In the example, the domain node is and the user name is fortivoice_test1.
  5. Right-click the fortivoice_test1 and select Properties.
  6. Select General and enter 2001 (extension number) in the Telephone number field.

Once you have completed setup, verify the configuration by opening the FortiVoice user web UI and logging in as an extension user.