How to connect openStage 60/80 to ODS
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This How To describes the connection of OpenStage 60 or 80 device to the Open Directory Service.
It is written based on OSO version V3R2. Deviations may occur, if higher versions are used.
Only the ODS relevant setting are described here. For general OpenStage LDAP configuration issues have a look at:
All data shown here and also the screenshots are examples only, which are used to demonstrate the capabilities.
Before you start, you have to check some prerequisites otherwise the connection fails.
- Fully installed and operational OSO system
- ODS is active within the OSO system
- ODS is successfully connected to an external database
- OpenStage 60/80 (HFA) phone is conneced to OSO
- IP address of the OpenStage phone
Configuration of OpenStage 60
Within the following the configuration of an openStage 60 phone is described without using an deployment server.
For configuration the Web-Based Management of openStage 60/80 is used.
After typing in https://OS-ip-address into a Internet browser,the web based managemnet of the phone is opened. (OS-ip-address is used here a placehoder for the ip-address of the phone. Select administration mode and enter the appropriate password.
Access to ODS LDAP Server
In a first step the access date for the OSD LDAP server must be entered. Cherfore choose "Local functions" --> "LDAP settings" from the menue
and type in the access data for the ODS LDAP Server as shown in the next picture.
Do not forget to replace IP address etc. with the real values. User name and password are those, which were defined within the ODS LDAP configuration.
Download LDAP Template into OpenStage Phone
In a second step the OpenStage Phone has to download the LDAP template file, which contains the mapping between the LDAP fields of ODS and OpenStage. As a precondition the LDAP template file has to created be uploaded previously to a FTP server. Zhe setting are doen within the OpenStage administartion under
file which contains from an FTP server. To do so the following action are necessary.
- Setup an FTP server if no FTP server is at hand
- Upload file to the FTP server
- Administrate phone settings to access the FTP server
- Perfom file download
is to upload the LDAP template into the openStage Phone. To do so a FTP Server is required. OpenStage cuired
Create LDAP Template file for ODS
The template has to be created in a simple text editor as a plain text file, which contains the following assignment
The file must be stored with txt as file extention. E.G. ODS_OS60_LDAP.txt