Environment: McAfee Email Gateway 7.x



Open the Appliance Management Console

Browse to Email, Group Management, Directory Services

Click Add Server

Configure the Base Settings for


Service Name

Secure Communication

Server Added of the LDAP Server to be queried

Server Port (Default is port 389) 

Server Type

Base DN

User Name


McAfee recommends to disable Referrals if not being used.


Click Next

Note there are various options such as Cache Result to keep the results for LDAP Queries local on the appliance.


To Test the Query to verify LDAP is working by Selecting List of Groups

Click Test Query


Click Perform LDAP Query


Click Next

Click Finish

Apply the Changes