Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Installation Guide

Directory Server Installation Worksheet

Record your Directory Server installation and configuration parameters. You will need these parameters when you install and configure your initial Messaging Server runtime configuration. For additional help, see the Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Guide.

Table A–2 Directory Server Installation Parameters




Used in 

Your Answer 

Directory Server instance(s) (server-root) or an Explicit Instance Directory 

An instance or directory on the Directory Server host dedicated to holding the server program, configuration, maintenance, and information files. 


Instance: /opt/SUNWdsee/ds6

Server Root: /var/opt/SUNWdsse/dsins1


Instance: /opt/sun/ds6 

Server Root: /var/opt/sun/dsins1 Perl script



The fully qualified domain name. The fully qualified domain name consists of two parts: the host name and the domain name.

Messaging Server Configuration 


LDAP Directory Port Number 

The default for an LDAP directory server is 389.


Messaging Server Configuration 


User and Group Tree Suffix 

The distinguished name of the LDAP entry at the top of the directory tree, below which user and group data is stored. 

o=usergroup Perl script


Directory Manager DN and Password 

The privileged directory administrator, comparable to root in UNIX. Typically, this administrator is responsible for user and group data.

Password for the Directory Manager. 

cn=Directory Manager

pAsSwOrD Perl script and Messaging Server Configuration