[389-users] Admin-console doesn't work after upgrade

Jens Ådne Rydland jensadne at pvv.ntnu.no
Wed Nov 4 15:53:07 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 08:34:40AM -0700, Rich Megginson wrote:
> Try this:
> ldapsearch -x -h configdshostname -D "uid=admin, ou=Administrators,  
> ou=TopologyManagement, o=NetscapeRoot" -w "consoleuserpassword" -s base  
> -b "o=netscaperoot"
> The -D binddn should be the same as what's in  
> /etc/dirsrv/admin-serv/adm.conf
> If this command gives you Invalid credentials, then you have most likely  
> forgotten your console admin password, which is _not_ the same as the  
> directory manager password, which is why following the directions below  
> did not do anything.
> If you need to reset your console admin password, do something like this:
> ldapmodify -x -h configdshostname -D "cn=directory manager" -w  
> dirmgrpassword
> dn: uid=admin, ou=Administrators, ou=TopologyManagement, o=NetscapeRoot
> changetype: modify
> replace: userPassword
> userPassword: thenewpassword

Ah, yes, that fixed it, now the console works, thank you. 

regards, Jens Ådne Rydland

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