1.4. Starting the Console
1.4.1. Starting the Directory Server Console
/usr/bindirectory, so it can be run as follows:
PATHvariable before launching the Console. To display the version and vendor information about Java on your system, enter:
redhat-idm-console -a http://localhost:9830 -u "cn=Directory Manager" -w secret
Table 1.3. redhat-idm-console Options
|-a adminURL||Specifies a base URL for the instance of Admin Server to log into.|
|-f fileName||Writes errors and system messages to fileName.|
|-h|| Prints out the help message for |
|-s|| Specifies the directory instance to access, either by specifying the DN of the server instance entry (SIE) or the instance name, such as |
|-u||Gives the user DN to use to log into the Console.|
|-w||Gives the password to use to log into the Console.|
|-w -||Reads the password from the standard output.|
|-x options|| Specifies extra options. There are three values for extraOptions:
|-y file||Reads the password from the specified input file.|
1.4.2. Logging into Directory Server
adminentry created during installation has access to only configuration entries, not user entries. Regular user accounts are more limited.
1.4.3. Changing the Login Identity
- In the Directory Server Console, select the Tasks tab.
- Click Log on to the Directory Server as a New User.
- A login dialog box appears.Enter the full distinguished name of the entry with which to bind to the server. For example, to bind as user Barbara Jensen, enter her full DN in the login box: