I am trying to set the portal to authenticate from a read-only ldap
server (used as the user registry), and create application groups
locally. However, application groups don't seem to work.

I changed the appropriate configuration files and restarted the server
(as instructed by
However, after the application groups were supposedly enabled, nothing
really happened, and everytime I try to create a group, it connects to
the read-only ldap server and ofcourse fails.

Please help.