3.4.2. Setting Default Referrals

Default referrals are returned to client applications that submit operations on a DN not contained within any of the suffixes maintained by the directory. The following procedures describes setting a default referral for the directory using the console and the command-line utilities.

3.4.2.1. Setting a Default Referral Using the Console

Set a default referral to the directory, as follows:
  1. In the Directory Server Console, select the Configuration tab.
  2. Select the top entry in the navigation tree in the left pane.
  3. Select the Settings tab in the right pane.
  4. Enter an LDAP URL in the Referrals to text box.
    For example:
    ldap://directory.example.com:389/dc=example,dc=com
    Enter multiple referral URLs separated by spaces and in quotes, as follows:
    "ldap://dir1.example.com:389/dc=example,dc=com" "ldap://dir2.example.com/"
    For more information about LDAP URLs, see Appendix C, LDAP URLs.
  5. Click OK.