You can configure a client connection policy using the dsconfig tool in interactive mode from the command line. You can access the Client Connection Policy menu on the Standard objects menu.

  1. Use the dsconfig tool to create and configure a client connection policy. Specify the host name, connection method, port number, and bind DN as described in previous procedures.
  2. On the Directory Server main menu, change to the Standard objects menu by entering o and then entering the number for the Standard menu.
  3. On the Directory Server main menu, enter the number associated with Client Connection Policy.
  4. On the Client Connection Policy management menu, type the number corresponding to Create a new connection policy.
  5. Enter n to create a new client connection policy from scratch.
  6. Next, enter a name for the new client connection policy.
  7. On the Enabled Property menu, select true to enable the connection policy.
  8. On the Evaluation-Order Property menu, type a value between 0 and 2147483647 to set the evaluation order for the policy. A client connection policy with a lower evaluation-order will be evaluated before one with a higher number. For this example, type 9999.
  9. On the Client Connection Policy menu, review the configuration. If you want to make any further modifications, enter the number corresponding to the property. Enter f to finish the creation of the client connection policy.
    Any changes that you make to the client connection policy do not apply to existing connections. They will only apply to new connections.