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Installing and Administering DS/OpenDJ

This book provides information on installing and administering DS/OpenDJ, including frequently asked questions and known issues.


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Table of Contents

  • 1 General
    • 1.1 What versions of DS/OpenDJ are compatible with AM/OpenAM?
    • 1.2 What versions of DS/OpenDJ are compatible with IDM/OpenIDM?
    • 1.3 What Java versions are ForgeRock products supported on?
  • 2 Install
    • 2.1 How do I install DS/OpenDJ (All versions) so that the instance files are separate to the install files?
    • 2.2 How do I use the AWS snapshot feature to quickly create DS/OpenDJ (All versions) instances?
  • 3 Administration
    • 3.1 How do I change the hostname for DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 3.2 How do I check if a backend is online in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 3.3 How do I relocate the backend database files in DS/OpenDJ (All versions) on to a separate file system?
    • 3.4 How do I convert a PDB backend to a JE backend in DS 5.x or OpenDJ 3.x?
    • 3.5 How do I make DS/OpenDJ (All versions) listen on port 389 without being root?
    • 3.6 How do I stop DS/OpenDJ (All versions) to perform a clean shutdown?
    • 3.7 How do I configure DS/OpenDJ (All versions) to be stopped and started as a service using systemd and systemctl?
    • 3.8 How do I manage DS/OpenDJ (All versions) as a service on Microsoft Windows?
    • 3.9 How do I change DS/OpenDJ (All versions) to use a different JDK version?
    • 3.10 How do I ensure DS/OpenDJ (All versions) uses the Java settings from java.properties file when DS/OpenDJ is started?
    • 3.11 How do I set advanced properties with dsconfig in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 3.12 Best practice for managing groups in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)
    • 3.13 How do I append data to an existing user store in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 3.14 How do I configure mapping for Pass Through Authentication (PTA) in DS/OpenDJ (All versions) to Active Directory?
    • 3.15 How do I configure DS (All versions) and OpenDJ 3.x to use the Syslog audit event handler?
    • 3.16 How do I change the location of log files for DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 3.17 Patches
      • 3.17.1 How do I check what patches are installed for ForgeRock products?
      • 3.17.2 How do I install a DS/OpenDJ patch (All versions) supplied by ForgeRock support?
  • 4 Access Controls
    • 4.1 How do I know what the default Global ACIs are used for in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 4.2 How do I prevent anonymous access in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 4.3 How do I only allow selected users to search, update and delete LDAP entries in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 4.4 How do I create a new admin user in DS 5.x and OpenDJ 3.x?
  • 5 Back Up and Restore
    • 5.1 How do I design and implement my backup and restore strategies for DS/OpenDJ (All versions)?
    • 5.2 How do I roll back an entire network of DS/OpenDJ (All versions) replicas to a previous backup?
    • 5.3 How do I restore DS/OpenDJ from another DS/OpenDJ instance (All versions)?
    • 5.4 How do I restore old backup data to a DS/OpenDJ (All versions) replication topology?
  • 6 Frequently Asked Questions
    • 6.1 FAQ: Installing and configuring DS/OpenDJ
    • 6.2 FAQ: Backup and restore in DS/OpenDJ
    • 6.3 FAQ: Monitoring DS/OpenDJ
    • 6.4 FAQ: DS/OpenDJ compatibility with third-party products
    • 6.5 FAQ: General DS/OpenDJ
    • 6.6 FAQ: REST API in DS/OpenDJ
    • 6.7 FAQ: Moving from Oracle DSEE to OpenDJ
  • 7 Known Issues
    • 7.1 LDAP connection fails with No subject alternative DNS name matching error in AM 5.1.x, 6.x and DS 5.5.1, 5.5.2, 6.x
    • 7.2 SSL handshake failed with no cipher suites in common in DS 5 after restricting cipher suites or upgrading Java
    • 7.3 LDAPS client connections fail with SSLHandshakeException: no cipher suites in common in DS 5 and OpenDJ 3.x
    • 7.4 An illegal reflective access operation has occurred when using Java 11 with ForgeRock products
    • 7.5 DS (All versions) fails to start when using a JKS keystore from an earlier version
    • 7.6 An error occurred while trying to decode the response from the server when running commands in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)
    • 7.7 The provided value cannot be parsed as a valid IA5 string because it contains an illegal character error in DS/OpenDJ (All versions)
    • 7.8 Generation IDs do not match error after restoring a DS/OpenDJ (All versions) replica
    • 7.9 Backend goes offline due to Latch timeouts in DS (All versions) and OpenDJ 3.5.2, 3.5.3
    • 7.10 Warnings about identity mappers on startup after upgrading to DS 6.x
    • 7.11 Error when creating audit logging handler in DS (All versions) which stops the server responding or restarting
    • 7.12 JE database backend growing rapidly in OpenDJ 2.6.x, 3.0, 3.5 and 3.5.1
    • 7.13 Insufficient free memory error when installing OpenDJ 3.5
    • 7.14 OpenDJ 3.x Java upgrade causes certificate exceptions with contol-panel/dsreplication/status commands
    • 7.15 isMemberOf values not returned with an anonymous ldapsearch in OpenDJ 2.6.3, 2.6.4 and 3.0
    • 7.16 Out Of Memory Error when installing OpenDJ 3, or using import-ldif, rebuild-index or dsreplication commands
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