node-red-contrib-ldap-login 0.0.15

Node-RED node for Microsoft Active Directory (LDAP).

npm install node-red-contrib-ldap-login

node-red-contrib-ldap-login is a Node-RED node for Microsoft Active Directory. It is based on the ldapjs ldapjs client for auth (authentication) and authZ (authorization) for Microsoft Active Directory.

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Getting started

  1. Install Node-RED (more):
    sudo npm install -g node-red
  2. Go to your node-RED conf directory (basically ~/.node-red)
    npm install node-red-contrib-ldap-login
  3. There you go! You can run Node-RED with:



Every node requires LDAP configuration/credentials to create an instance of the client configured according to the following options:

  • url {string}: Active Directory server to connect to, e.g. ldap://

  • [baseDN] {string}: Optional, The root DN from which all searches will be performed, e.g. dc=example,dc=com.

  • username {string}: An account name to check.

  • password {string}: Password for the given username.

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Connects to a Microsoft Active Directory and returns the user corresponding to the username/DN set in msg.payload.


  • msg.payload {JSON Object}: the AD username and password of the user we want to get information. It also works with DN.
      payload.username - username in format [email protected]
      payload.password - password for username
  • msg.ad_attributes {JSON Object}: the attributes we want to return for users and groups. By default:
    "user": [
        "dn", "distinguishedName",
        "userPrincipalName", "sAMAccountName", "mail",
        "lockoutTime", "whenCreated", "pwdLastSet", "userAccountControl",
        "employeeID", "sn", "givenName", "initials", "cn", "displayName",
        "comment", "description", "url"
    "group": [
        "dn", "cn", "description", "distinguishedName", "objectCategory"
  • msg.tlsOptions {JSON Object}: (Optional) Additional options passed to TLS connection layer when connecting via ldaps://. (See: TLS docs for node.js).


  • msg.payload {JSON Object}: the standard output of the command, a JSON object that contains all the information about the user.

Node Info

Version: 0.0.15
Updated 1 year, 3 months ago
License: MIT
Rating: 3.5 2


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