Chapter 11. GUI Utilities

This chapter provides information on the graphical user interface (GUI) utilities for managing Directory Server.

11.1. redhat-idm-console

The redhat-idm-console command starts the Red Hat Directory Server Management Console.
For further details about the Management Console, see the corresponding section in the Red Hat Directory Server Administration Guide.

Syntax

redhat-idm-console [ -a admin_server_base_URL ] [ -f file_name ] [ -h ] [ -l language_code ] [ -s instance_name ] [ -u user_DN ] [ -w password ] [ -x options ] [ -y password_file ]

Options

Table 11.1. redhat-idm-console Options

Option Description
-a admin_server_base_URL Sets the base URL for the instance of the Administration Server to log into.
-f file_name Logs errors and system messages to the file_name.
-h Displays the available command-line options and short descriptions.
-l language_code Sets the language code. For example, fr or gr.
-s instance_name|DN Sets the instance to access, either by the DN of the server instance entry (SIE) or the instance name, such as slapd-instance_name.
-w - Reads the password from standard output.
-w password Sets the password to use to log into the Directory Server Console.
-x options
Available options:
  • nowinpos: Displays the window in the upper-left corner of the screen.
  • nologo: Prevents the splash screen from being displayed. The application opens with the login dialog.
  • javalaf: Enables the Java look and feel for the interface instead of using the platform-specific style.
To set multiple options, separate them with a comma.
-x password_file Reads the password from the specified file.