Disabling external LDAP authentication

If you choose to disable the external LDAP support, ensure you either delete or back up all the user directories. Ensure none of the existing LDAP users are logged in.

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Attention: Once you disable the external LDAP support from the system, you might need to re-create the required users as local users.


  1. Log in to the system as apadmin or as another member of the ibmapadmins group.
  2. Run the following command to disable external LDAP authentication for platform users:
    ap_external_ldap disable