1.5. Starting and Stopping the Directory Server Administration Server Service

The Administration Server provides the Directory Server Console — a GUI to manage Directory Server.

1.5.1. Starting and Stopping the Administration Server Service Using the Command Line

Use the systemctl utility to start, stop, or restart the Administration Server service:
  • To start the service:
    # systemctl start dirsrv-admin
  • To stop the service:
    # systemctl stop dirsrv-admin
  • To restart the service:
    # systemctl restart dirsrv-admin
Optionally, enable the Administration Server to automatically start when the system boots:
# systemctl enable dirsrv-admin
For further details, see the Managing System Services section in the Red Hat System Administrator's Guide.

1.5.2. Restarting and Stopping the Administration Server Service Using the Console

To restart or stop the Administration Server service:
  1. Start the Directory Server Console and log in using the cn=Directory Manager user name.
  2. On the Servers and Applications tab, navigate to administration_domain_namehost_nameServer GroupAdministration Server, and click Open.
  3. On the Tasks tab, click the task you want to execute:
  4. Click Yes to confirm.
After the task finished, the console displays a message if the operation was successful or failed.