This article is a very basic guide in using the 389 Management Console to manage the 389 Directory Server.

Launching the 389 Management Console

389 DS Console Login1. From a terminal window, type in 389-console. This will launch the 389 Management Console Login window.
 
User ID
cn=directory manager
Password
the directory manager password
Administration URL
localhost:9830
 
The values above assumes you have used the default values.
389 Management Console2. Click the + sign corresponding to your server. Next, click the + sign corresponding to Server Group and click Directory Server. Finally, click the Open button in the Directory Server page.
389 Management Console3. Click the Directory tab.
389 Management Console4. Click the folder corresponding to your domain.

Creating a New User

A User is an object used to store user information and authentication information.

389 Management Console1. Right click your domain, select New and click User.
389 Management Console2. In the Create New User window, fill in the user information and click Ok when you are done.

Creating a New Group

A Group is a container used to logically organize users into an easily identifiable structure.

389 Management Console1. Right click your domain, select New and click Group.
389 Management Console2. In the Create New Group window, fill in the group information.
389 Management Console3. Add the member users in the Members section. Click Ok when you are done.

Creating a New Organizational Unit

An organizational unit is an administrative-level container that is used to logically organize objects. You can create objects into an Organization Unit or copy and paste an existing object into it.

389 Management Console1. Right click your domain, select New and click Organizational Unit.
389 Management Console2. In the Create New Organizational Unit window, fill in the organizational unit information and click Ok when you are done.

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Posted on 2/15/2009 and last updated on 11/24/2009
Filed under 389 Directory Server