Complete the installation with a manual LDAP install

Note: 

Make sure that you have the LDAP Installation Values available as you complete this portion of the installation. Refer to LDAP Settings as you complete this portion of the installation.

  1. Type 2 to select the option to manually configure settings for a central LDAP server, and press Enter.
  2. Provide the necessary information. Consider the following fields:
    LDAP Server

    Type the host ID, either an IP address or domain name service (DNS) name of the LDAP server. For example, type ldap.company.com or 10.20.30.40. Press Enter.

    LDAP Port

    Type the host port of the LDAP server, and press Enter.

    Bind User

    Type the distinguished name for the LifeCycle Manager Server that will be used when binding to the directory service. Press Enter.

    Bind User Password

    Type the bind user password and press Enter.

    Important

    The bind user password cannot end with @.

    SSL Enabled

    Select Yes or No, depending on whether a secure socket communication is enabled in the LDAP server. Type the number of your choice and press Enter.

    Trust Store Password

    This setting is only needed if SSL is enabled. Type the password for the keystore.

    Retype Trust Store Password

    Retype the Trust Store password and press Enter.

    User Prefix

    Press Enter to accept the default, or type the attribute that LifeCycle Manager will use to display the username of users in the directory service, and press Enter.

    Group Prefix

    Press Enter to accept the default, or type the attribute that LifeCycle Manager will use to display the group name of groups in the directory service, and press Enter.

    User Suffix

    Type the base distinguished name which indicates the starting point for LDAP searches of users in the directory service, and press Enter.

    Group Suffix

    Type the base distinguished name which indicates the starting point for LDAP searches of groups in the directory service, and press Enter.

    Group Member Attribute

    Press Enter to accept the default, or type the attribute for groups in the directory service that LifeCycle Manager will use to determine which users are members of that group, and press Enter.

    User Search Filter

    Press Enter to accept the default or type the LDAP user filter that searches the user registry for users, and press Enter.

    Note

    With this search filter, a user can log on with either the value found in cn or the value found in sAMAccountName. The user name used in LifeCycle Manager is however determined by the User prefix setting (specified above).

    Group Search Filter

    Press Enter to accept the default or type the LDAP user filter that searches the user registry for groups, and press Enter.

    LCM Admin Group

    Type a group name in the user registry that points to the LifeCycle Manager Administrators group. Members of this group are allowed to perform all tasks in LifeCycle Manager, and Press Enter.

    Note

    LifeCycle Manager must be able to find this group with an LDAP search using the group search filter (specified above).

    LCM User Group

    Type a group name in the user registry that point out the LifeCycle Manager user group. Members of this group are allowed to log on to LifeCycle Manager but are not trusted to manage applications, and press Enter.

    Note

    If this field is left blank, all users that are found with an LDAP search using the user search filter specified above are allowed to log on to LifeCycle Manager. LifeCycle Manager must be able to find this group with an LDAP search using the group search filter (specified above).

    These values are written in the /LCMInstallDir/LCM-Server/lcm.properties file. By default it is installed in /u01/app/LCM-Server/lcm.properties. You can change values if you make a mistake during the installation, or want to change values later. The server needs to be restarted after the values in the lcm.properties file have been changed.

  3. Information from the installation is displayed.
  4. Type 1 and press Enter to proceed with the installation.

    A message displays, indicating that the LifeCycle Manager Server was installed successfully. The LifeCycle Manager Server is installed in the directory selected in the LCM Server installation path above.

    Note

    The following commands are now created for both user root and user lcm:

    systemctl start lcm-server: The command used to start the LifeCycle Manager Server service.

    systemctl stop lcm-server: The command used to stop the LifeCycle Manager Server service.

    systemctl restart lcm-server: The command used to restart the LifeCycle Manager Server service.

    systemctl status lcm-server: The command used to see the current status of the LifeCycle Manager Server service.