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How to Add LDAP Attributes and Allow More Extensive Logging and Tracking Capabilities with Lexmark Print Manager

Who is this for?

This is intended for administrators looking to add additional information to their reports as generated by LPM. For example, an administrator may want to add department codes to collect more meaningful tracking information.

Adding more information in LPM

These steps will allow Print Release to look up custom LDAP attributes and add them to the reports database.

Before you can proceed:

  • LDAP should be correctly configured in the Print Release configuration page, or in the CardAuth/BadgeAuth; whichever applies.
  • Make sure LDAP attributes are present in the Users in Active Directory for those individuals using Print Release.
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Configure Badge or Card Authentication.

To do this:

  1. Access the device's embedded solutions page through the web interface.

  2. Go to the Card Authentication or Badge Authentication Configuration.

  3. Under LDAP Attributes, fill in the User Information field with no more than 3 comma-separated values of the LDAP attributes that will be tracked in the report.

Other value such as such Badge with Database Lookup or Badge with LDAP Lookup

Configure Lexmark Management Console (LMC).

To do this:

  1. Open LMC and go to Solutions > PrintReleaseV2 > Configuration

  2. Scroll down to the LDAP section and look for LDAP Custom Attribute (There are three of these fields). Fill in the fields with the LDAP attributes that will be tracked in the reports.

You can configure the attributes in both of these places, but only one will be used.

These added attributes will appear in the columns "Custom 1", "Custom 2" and "Custom 3" in the "PR - Full Data Export".

This full data export can be generated in LMC under System > Reports.

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