AD integration and exclude one user

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AD integration and exclude one user

Hi

Today I faced with a problem, I had to add second gorup to my "Athentication Profile" and I can't do that...

Every time when I try to past a  "CN=VPN_users,OU=U,OU=Work Groups,OU=Security,OU=Groups,DC=contoso,DC=local" I got it as a user not a group, why?

So finally I added "any" - but in my opinion it's bad idea because I allow all AD users to use GP. Do I am right?

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I have dubt, how its working..

Why I have first add a group to Device>User Identyfication>Group Mapping settings?

So where I should leave "all" and where I should filter groups that are allowed for GP?

How (where) to exclude one user from group that is allowed?

Regards

Slawek

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Re: AD integration and exclude one user

Dear,

1) By setting "all" in the authentication profile you are allowing all users to authenticate using LDAP

meaning: all usernames + passwords will be validated against your LDAP.

This does NOT mean that all users are able to use GlobalProtect, just that the PaloAlto will check if the username+password is correct.

2) Under the portal settings of GlobalProtect / client config / user  you can restrict access to GlobalProtect to certain users / user groups.

Kind regards

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Re: AD integration and exclude one user

Also,

If you want to use groups in your config, you need to configure a group-mapping (device/userID/group mapping settings).

This will be used by the PaloAlto to search which user belongs to which group.

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Re: AD integration and exclude one user

are You sure? Under portal settings of GlobalProtect / client config / user  I can choose from group that I allowed, but there isn't option to exclude one user. I think.

As You can see on the picture above why the second line has "user" sigh not the "group" sign?

Regards

SLawek

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