config-diff tool generates a summary of the configuration in a
local or remote directory server instance.
config-diff tool is useful for comparing configuration settings on
the server instance when troubleshooting issues or when verifying configuration settings
on newly-added servers. The tool can interact with the local configuration regardless of
whether the server is running.
To generate a summary of configuration components, run
config-diff$ bin/config-diff generates a summary of a local online server.
To generate a comparison of the current configuration with the pre-installation
configuration, run the following.
$ bin/config-diff --sourceLocal \ --sourceBaseline \ --targetLocal \ --exclude differs-after-install \ --outputFile configuration-steps.dsconfig
This comparison ignores any changes that could be made by the installer and writes the output to a file called configuration-steps.dsconfig.
You can use this file as the basis for a script to configure a new server identical to the local server.
To view other available tool options, run