Verifying that SSL Is Enabled on Active Directory

Once you have enabled SSL on Active Directory, you can verify that the connection to Active Directory is using SSL and is encrypted.

To verify that SSL has been enabled on the Active Directory server:

  1. Start the Active Directory Administration Tool (Ldp.exe). For more information, see the following links:
  2. Choose Connection > Connect.
  3. Type the name of the Active Directory domain controller to which you want to connect.
  4. Type 636 as the port number, and make sure the SSL checkbox is checked.
  5. Click OK.