PSD1151 – Add images to LDAP object


This PhenixID Solution Document (PSD) is written for PhenixID Identity Manager (IM) 5.4.1 or later.

This PSD explain how to add an images to an LDAP object. For example you like to add an JPEG photo of a user to its user object.

System Requirements

  • PhenixID IM Web 5.4.1 or later
  • PhenixID IM Configurator 5.4.1 or later


Add and configure the custom control se.nordicedge.controls.ImageManager to your Create or Edit form.


Add control to form

  1. Open a Create or Edit form
  2. Add the custom control se.nordicedge.controls.ImageManager
    1. Add value to the parameters as you feel fit
  3. Map the control to the LDAP attribute that should store the image
  4. Make sure the syntax for the control is set to Binary
  5. Save and test the form


  • Default max size for images is 500KB.
    To change this value, set the following policy in
  • If default image is configured, the file should be placed relative to the application web folder: <IMinstallationdir>/customer/extension/web.
    Also the default image is never stored to LDAP object.

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