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Splunk Supporting Add-on for Active Directory: Why am I getting test connection error "socket creation error...Name or service not known"?


Running Splunk Supporting Add-on for Active Directory 2.1.3 on Splunk Enterprise 6.3.0

When I click on "Test connection", it fails because the URL is invalid. It's adding all the domain controllers in the URL:

Error;;; Could not access the directory service at ldap://;;; socket creation error: [Errno -2] Name or service not known

I don't think this is a valid URL. How do I fix this?

Here is my ldap.conf

server =

alternatedomain = mydomain
basedn = dc=my,dc=domain,dc=com
binddn =
ssl = 0
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Separate multiple servers with commas.

Attribute : server=,;...
Description: Specifies the server or servers you want to connect to. Separate multiple servers with commas.

Default: n/a

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