Red Hat Directory Server console admin login failure with error "Cannot connect to the directory server:" or blank console

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In some specific conditions, there may be an error when trying to log into the Red Hat Directory Server (RHDS) graphical console, with a popup error window with error message:

Cannot connect to the directory server:
netscape.ldap.LDAPException: erro result (32): No such object

Or with a blank or grey and empty Directory Console window.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Directory Server 8

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