This claims provider connects SharePoint 2013 and 2016 with Active Directory and LDAP servers to enhance people picker with a great search experience in federated authentication (typically ADFS).
People picker with LDAPCP

If you want to try and see LDAPCP in action, check this template that deploys SharePoint 2013/2016 in your Azure tenant, fully configured with ADFS and LDAPCP.


  • Query Active Directory and LDAP servers to get users and groups based on the user input.
  • Easy to configure through central administration or using PowerShell.
  • Get group membership of federated users.
  • Connect to multiple AD / LDAP servers in parallel (multi-threaded connections).
  • Populate metadata (e.g. email, display name) of entities.

Customization capabilities

  • Configure the list of claim types, their mapping with LDAP users and groups, and many other settings.
  • Enable/disable augmentation, globally or per LDAP connection.
  • Customize display of results in the people picker.
  • Developers can deeply customize LDAPCP to meet specific needs.