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Modify the communication ports used by an ADAM instance

Updated: August 22, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2

To modify the communications ports used by an ADAM instance

  1. Open an ADAM tools command prompt.

  2. At the command prompt, type:

    net stop instancename

    where instancename represents the service name of the ADAM instance on which you want to change the communication port.

  3. At the command prompt, type:

    dsdbutil

  4. At the dsdbutil: prompt, type:

    activate instance instancename

    where instancename represents the service name of the ADAM instance on which you want to modify the communication port.

  5. At the dsdbutil: prompt, do one of the following:

    • To change the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) communication port, type:

      LDAP port portnumber

      where portnumber represents a communication port (either 389 or in the range of 1025 through 65535) that you want to assign to LDAP.

    • To change the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) communication port, type:

      SSL port portnumber

      where portnumber represents the communication port (either 636 or in the range of 1025 through 65535) that you want to assign to SSL.

  6. To exit dsdbutil, at the dsdbutil: prompt, type:

    quit

  7. At the command prompt, type:

    net start instancename

    to restart the ADAM instance.

Notes

  • To open an ADAM tools command prompt, click Start, point to All Programs, point to ADAM, and then click ADAM Tools Command Prompt.

  • Allowable communication port numbers in ADAM include 389, 636, and any port number in the range of 1025 through 65535.

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