System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)

ProcedureHow to Configure Sun Java System Directory Server by Using idsconfig

  1. Make sure the target Sun Java System Directory Server is up and running.

  2. Run idsconfig.

    # /usr/lib/ldap/idsconfig

    Refer to Example 11–1 for an example run of idsconfig using the definitions listed in the server and client checklists at the beginning of this chapter in Creating a Checklist Based on Your Server Installation.

  3. Answer the questions when prompted.

    Note that 'no' [n] is the default user input. If you need clarification on any given question, type


    and a brief help paragraph will appear.

    After idsconfig has completed the setup of the directory, you need to run the specified commands on the server before the server setup is complete and the server is ready to serve clients.