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How to change the Webserver port number for Rational Directory Server 5.0

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How do you change the Webserver port from 8080 to any other values for IBM Rational Directory Server (RDS) 5.0?


The default Webserver port configured with RDS 5.0 is 8080. You may wish to change this port.


Steps to change the default port number:

  1. Edit the following lines in the Server.xml file:

    Note: The Webserver port information is stored in the Server.xml file located in the \RDS_5.0_home\WebAccessServer\apache-tomcat-6.0.16\conf folder.

    <Connector port="8090" protocol="HTTP/1.1"
    redirectPort="8443" />
    <!-- A "Connector" using the shared thread pool-->

    Note: The new port number is 8090 in this example.

  2. Restart the RDS 5.0 server for the changes to take effect.

Document information

More support for: Rational Change
Directory Server

Software version: 5.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1410166

Modified date: 27 October 2010