RHDS: dsconf command failing with error "certificate verify failed (self signed certificate in certificate chain)"

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  • dsconf command does not work when Red Hat Directory Server is configured with self signed certificate.
# dsconf -D "cn=Directory Manager" ldaps://rhds1.example.test:636 config get
Enter password for cn=Directory Manager on ldaps://rhds1.example.test:636:
Error: Can't contact LDAP server - error:1416F086:SSL routines:tls_process_server_certificate:certificate verify failed (self signed certificate in certificate chain)


  • Red Hat Directory Server 11

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