I am trying to add another Active Directory for authenticating on Confluence 3.5.13 but I am not able to login with any user on the new directory.
Both directories are Microsoft Active Directories and I am able to bind on them with an utility, still Confluence doesn't seem to let me authenticate users with the new one.
Enable logging for crowd - Confluence has an internal version inside.
It seems that atlassian did not spend too much time setting and documenting the correct LDAP configuration for Microsoft Active Directory. Here is a set that is optimized
# User Schema Settings User Object Class: person User Object Filter: (&(samAccountType=805306368)(sAMAccountName=*)) User Name Attribute: sAMAccountName
Note: I'm still working to improve the settings and I will update the answer. On my TODO list: filtering the disabled accounts and improving the filters for the groups, now I have "only" 13000 of them.
On my TODO list: filtering the disabled accounts
Currently this is not possible in Confluence out of the box. It's being tracked at https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-24786 . But it's achievable by adding the following in your User Object Filter:
So it should look something like this from your original User Object Filter:
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