Editing User Directory

The following guideline describes how to edit a directory in OPSWAT Central Management.

  1. In the User Directories menu, select Edit in Settings icon

  2. In the edit User Directory screen differs between user directory type.

a. For Local type user directory, modify the original settings as required and select UPDATE to finalize the edit user directory.

  • Name: Change name a user directory.

  • Enable this User directory: Tick this checkbox to immediately enable/disable this directory.

  • Number of failed logins before lockout: Number of allowed login attempts in 1 minute. Setting it to 0 allows unlimited failed logins.

  • Lockout time (minutes): The length of the lockout period after a user reach maximum amount of failed logins. Setting it to 0 allows unlimited failed logins regardless of the number of failed logins specified.

b. For Active Directory type user directory, fill in the required information and select TEST CONNECTION to check connection to the Active Directory server. After the connection is verified, select UPDATE to finalize the edit user directory.


  • Server Host, Server Port: The address of the Active Directory server.

  • Encryption: The encryption type used by the Active Directory server (None, SSL, StartTLS)

  • User Base DN, Group Base DN: The point where OPSWAT Central Management search for users and groups when adding new users and groups from Active Directories.

  • ADD NEW SERVER: Add an additional Active Directory server entry.