Red Hat Directory Server 8.0

Red Hat Directory Server 8.0

Installation Guide

Ella Deon Lackey

Red Hat Documentation Team
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January 11, 2008


This manual provides a high-level overview of design and planning decisions you need to make before installing Directory Server, and describes the different installation methods that you can use.

1. Document Conventions
2. We Need Feedback!
1. Preparing for a Directory Server Installation
1.1. Directory Server Components
1.2. Considerations before Setting up Directory Server
1.2.1. Port Numbers
1.2.2. Directory Server User and Group
1.2.3. Directory Manager
1.2.4. Directory Administrator
1.2.5. Administration Server User
1.2.6. Directory Suffix
1.2.7. Configuration Directory
1.2.8. Administration Domain
1.3. About the Script
1.4. Overview of Setup
2. System Requirements
2.1. Hardware Requirements
2.2. Operating System Requirements
2.2.1. Using dsktune
2.2.2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5
2.2.3. HP-UX 11i
2.2.4. Sun Solaris 9
3. Setting up Red Hat Directory Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3.1. Installing the JRE
3.2. Installing the Directory Server Packages
3.3. Express Setup
3.4. Typical Setup
3.5. Custom Setup
4. Setting up Red Hat Directory Server on HP-UX 11i
4.1. Installing the JRE
4.2. Installing the Directory Server Packages
4.3. Express Setup
4.4. Typical Setup
4.5. Custom Setup
5. Setting up Red Hat Directory Server on Sun Solaris
5.1. Installing the JRE
5.2. Installing the Directory Server Packages
5.2.1. Installing Individual Packages
5.2.2. Installing from an ISO Image
5.3. Express Setup
5.4. Typical Setup
5.5. Custom Setup
6. Advanced Setup and Configuration
6.1. Working with Administration Server Instances
6.1.1. Configuring IP Authorization on the Administration Server
6.1.2. Configuring Proxy Servers for the Administration Server
6.2. Working with Directory Server Instances
6.2.1. Creating a New Directory Server Instance
6.2.2. (Alternate) Installing Directory Server with setup-ds
6.2.3. Registering an Existing Directory Server Instance with the Configuration Directory Server
6.3. Silent Setup
6.3.1. Silent Setup for Directory Server and Administration Server
6.3.2. Silent Directory Server Instance Creation
6.3.3. Sending Parameters in the Command Line
6.3.4. Using the ConfigFile Parameter to Configure the Directory Server
6.3.5. About .inf File Parameters
6.4. Uninstalling Directory Server
6.4.1. Removing a Single Directory Server Instance
6.4.2. Uninstalling Directory Server
7. General Usage Information
7.1. Directory Server File Locations
7.2. LDAP Tool Locations
7.3. Starting the Directory Server Console
7.4. Getting the Administration Server Port Number
7.5. Starting and Stopping Servers
7.5.1. Starting and Stopping Directory Server
7.5.2. Starting and Stopping Administration Server
7.6. Resetting the Directory Manager Password
7.7. Troubleshooting
7.7.1. Running dsktune
7.7.2. Common Installation Problems
8. Migrating from Previous Versions
8.1. Migration Overview
8.2. About
8.3. Before Migration
8.3.1. Backing up the Directory Server Configuration
8.3.2. Configuring the Directory Server Console
8.4. Migration Scenarios
8.4.1. Migrating a Server or Single Instance
8.4.2. Migrating Replicated Servers
8.4.3. Migrating a Directory Server from One Machine to Another
8.4.4. Migrating a Directory Server from One Platform to Another
A. Revision History

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