setup tool to install the server. The server needs to be
started and stopped by the user who installed it.
A Windows installation
requires that the Visual Studio 2010 runtime patch be installed prior to running
- Log in as a user, other than root.
Obtain the latest zip release bundle from Ping Identity and unpack it in a
directory owned by this user.
$ unzip PingDataSync-<version>.zip
Change to the server root directory.
$ cd PingDataSync
- Type yes to accept the End-User License Agreement and press Enter to continue.
- If adding this server to an existing PingDataSync Server topology, type yes, or press Enter to accept the default (no).
- Enter the fully qualified host name or IP address of the local host.
- Create the initial root user DN for PingDataSync Server, or press Enter to accept the default (cn=Directory Manager).
- Enter and confirm a password for this account.
- Press Enter to enable server services and the Administrative Console.
- Enter the port on which PingDataSync Server will accept connections from HTTPS clients, or press Enter to accept the default.
- Enter the port on which PingDataSync Server will accept connections from LDAP clients, or press Enter to accept the default.
- Press Enter to enable LDAPS, or enter no.
- Press Enter to enable StartTLS, or enter no.
- Select the certificate option for this server.
Choose the desired encryption for the directory data, backups, and log files
from the choices provided:
- Encrypt data with a key generated from an interactively provided passphrase. Using a passphrase (obtained interactively or read from a file) is the recommended approach for new deployments, and you should use the same encryption passphrase when setting up each server in the topology.
- Encrypt data with a key generated from a passphrase read from a file.
- Encrypt data with a randomly generated key. This option is primarily intended for testing purposes, especially when only testing with a single instance, or if you intend to import the resulting encryption settings definition into other instances in the topology.
- Encrypt data with an imported encryption settings definition. This option is recommended if you are adding a new instance to an existing topology that has older server instances with data encryption enabled.
- Do not encrypt server data.
- Choose the option for the amount of memory that should be allocated to the server.
- To start the server when the configuration is complete, press Enter for (yes).
- A Setup Summary is displayed. choose the option to setup the server with the listed parameters, change the parameters, or cancel the setup.
After the server configuration is complete, the
create-sync-pipe-config tool can be run to configure the
The PingDataSync Server Administrative Console
enables browser-based server management, the
dsconfig tool enables
command line management, and the Configuration API enables management by third-party