Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185988
documentation: Using non-default ports is trickier than suggested
Last modified: 2015-11-13 17:49:29 EST
Description of problem:
This may not be the correct place to report this, but I couldn't fugure out
where to report documentation bugs for FDS.
Sections 1.2.1 and 1.2.3 of "Red Hat Directory Server 7.1: Red Hat Directory
Server Installation Guide" recommends running FDS under ports other than the
While this may be correct the problem it presents is that there are a number of
places that the port needs to be specified other than just in the setup program.
Places I have found so far include in ldap.conf and as a parameter to ldapsearch.
I have specifically run into this while trying to follow:
The maintainer of that doc stated that using the default ports was the preferred
solution, suggesting that the install docs are incorrect.
I don't have an opinion on which way to do it, but if the install docs are going
to continue to recommend using non-default ports, it would be helpful if they
also listed anywhere else the ports need to be specified.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Closing this bug due to moving to the trac system.