To test a username and password against the Active Directory, run the Policy Manager CLI.command in the
This command manually checks against Active Directory to indicate whether or not a username and password are valid.
1. Enter the following CLI command:
(server) # ad auth –u <username> –n <NetBIOS_domain_name>
indicates the username.
indicates the NetBIOS domain name.
For example: (server) # ad auth –u administrator –n COLLEGE
2. Enter the password. If the username and password you provide in this command are correct, the following message is displayed:
INFO – NT_STATUS_OK: Success (0x0)
This message indicates that NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication (NTLM being the mechanism that Policy Manager uses to authenticate users) has succeeded.