Bug 1466653 - Add general plug-in configuration details to the Admin Guide
Add general plug-in configuration details to the Admin Guide
Product: Red Hat Directory Server
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Doc-administration-guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Marc Muehlfeld
Viktor Ashirov
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Blocks: 1465947
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Reported: 2017-06-30 03:23 EDT by Marc Muehlfeld
Modified: 2017-07-13 03:06 EDT (History)
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Description Marc Muehlfeld 2017-06-30 03:23:55 EDT
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Admin Guide

Describe the issue: 
We currently have no general section that describes how to configure Plug-ins. There are some descriptions inside the sections that describes the plug-ins. However, a general section for CLI and GUI would be useful. We could link for general details there instead of repeating details, such as old-/new-style configuration everywhere.

For the CLI, there are a lot of general details, e. g. in

For the GUI, we should additonally recommend that users configure plug-ins using the Advanced editor, instead of the "Arguments" fields. The advanced editor shows the new-style attributes, which take always take precedence over the plugin arg style attributes-

Additional Information:
There will be an entry in the DS 10.1.1 Release Notes that the new style parameters have a higher priority together with an advice that users should use the Advanced editor. We should implement this general content before GA, then we can link it in the RN.
Comment 2 Marc Muehlfeld 2017-07-13 03:06:35 EDT
The update is now available on the Customer Portal.

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