Chapter 4. Updating Directory Server

Red Hat frequently releases updated versions of Red Hat Directory Server 11. This section describes how to update the Directory Server packages.

If you instead want to migrate Red Hat Directory Server 10 to version 11, see Chapter 5, Migrating Directory Server 10 to Directory Server 11.


  • Red Hat Directory Server 11 installed on the server.
  • The system to update is registered to the Red Hat subscription management service.
  • A valid Red Hat Directory Server subscription is attached to the server.

4.1. Updating the Directory Server packages

Use the yum module update redhat-ds command to check for new updates of Directory Server packages and their dependencies, and to install them:

# yum module update redhat-ds

During the update, the dirsrv service restartes automatically for all instances on the server.