Apache Directory Studio Unable to save configuration Changes could not be saved to the connection.     I found on the site FAQ that this fix was fixed in Build M6, so I installed it. I was thinking maybe the problem has come back into the builds.     https://archive.apache.org/dist/directory/studio/dist/2.0.0.v20130308/ The older version had.. read more →

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When launching Apache Directory Studio IDE as downloaded and expanded using the latest build, as seen below, we get the following Eclipse Error:     Java was started but returned exit code=13   The reason for this error is that Apache Directory Studio is based on Eclipse, and Eclipse requires a valid JRE. However, Apache Directory Studio requires a JDK installed,.. read more →

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21 Apr 2015
April 21, 2015

ApacheDS Install

April 21, 2015 Apache, Blog 0 Comment

Installing ApacheDS You can acquire the Apache DS download and installation instructions from http://directory.apache.org/. There are versions available or all major platforms and the documentation is very good. For my installation I have used version 2.0.0-M19 for Linux, which is the latest version available at the time of writing, April 2015. Once you have downloaded.. read more →

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21 Apr 2015
April 21, 2015

ApacheDS will not start

April 21, 2015 Apache, Blog, Errors 0 Comment

If you are like me and you power off your local Linux (CentOS) VM’s and ApacheDS is not shutdown correctly. When you try to start ApacheDS you get the following error:

You know ApacheDS is not running, and the Firewall has the correct port open, so what’s the problem? Well it is simple. There is.. read more →

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If you have read the WAS 8.5.5.x silent install guide (which is part of my new WAS 8.5.5.x course available for purchase  in Q2 2015), you will know that we used the custom install script was8manage.sh or manually install WAS, you would hopefully have turned on Global Security by default. The most obvious surety of.. read more →

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Summary In this guide, we have learned about Global Security, and how to setup LDAP for our application user and administrative user requirements. We looked at how to create federated repositories defined as realms which contain more than one user registry of different types, yet presented as one virtual realm. Federated repositories are the way.. read more →

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Standalone LDAP What we will cover in the next few pages is how to configure WebSphere Application Server to use a standalone LDAP registry. The difference between a standalone LDAP repository and Federated Repositories is that the WAS administrative IDs and User ID’s are both referenced from the same LDAP server. If the LDAP service.. read more →

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Changing the OU for LDAP Bind What I would like to do now is take a walk through the Security – Users and Groups screens so we can see what they look like under Federated Repositories. Navigate to Users and Groups and select Manage Users We can see the following: As we can see above,.. read more →

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ApacheDS ApacheDS is an extensible and embeddable directory server entirely written in Java, which has been certified LDAPv3 compatible by the Open Group. Since ApacheDS is a Java based solution, you will find it easy to administer and configure, and it works well with WebSphere with minimal configuration out of the box. Installing ApacheDS You.. read more →

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 Setting the internal Repository using Scripting Our federated repository is based on a virtual realm (A unique name defining the virtual registry as provided by the registries that are federated together and managed by the WebSphere Virtual Manager) The realm can consist of identities in: The file-based repository that is built into the system One.. read more →

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