Question: Convert LDAP user to local users


Hello, I would like to remove the LDAP connection. We used it already for quite some time. But for security reasons I would like to remove because MFA is not an option. reCAPTCHA would be an alternative but I haven´t found sth about.

Anyway, I would like to remove the LDAP connection and I was wondering what happens to the existing users. Will they be local users? Do I have to convert them in some way?

Server Setup Information

  • Version of Rocket.Chat Server: 4.1.2
  • Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04
  • Deployment Method: Docker
  • Number of Running Instances: 1
  • DB Replicaset Oplog: dunno
  • NodeJS Version: v12.22.1
  • MongoDB Version: 5.0.14
  • Proxy: nginx
  • Firewalls involved: Yes


Sorry for the late response here :frowning:

Yes, they are local users. However, you should define their password locally.

What you can do is to mark all of them to required password change on next login, then disable the LDAP auth.

let me know if this helps.


No problem. It was already solved by just disabling the LDAP feature.
The clients still got their passwords.

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