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Retain LDAP customization changes in customldap.properties file when doing an upgrade

When doing an upgrade, the customization changes made to dswebserver.properties in the Config folder are retained and don't have to be re-applied. The changes in customldap.properties are not kept and have to be restored from the backup in folder dsm_bak_v214. 

The customldap.properties should be treated the same as dswebserver.properties. This would make our upgrade seamless and we wouldn't have to restore the ldap changes from the backup.  As it is now, after every upgrade, we have to 

cd ..../ibm-datasrvrmgr/Config

and then

cp ..../ibm-datasrvrmgr/dsm_bak_v214/Config/customldap.properties

 

This is a step we would like to avoid doing.  Changing this would simplify the implementation and be less error prone.  

  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Jan 22 2020
  • Future consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? All users of LDAP
How should it work?

Handle the customldap.properties file the same as dswebserver.properties.  It may require a

customldap_override.properties be created.

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification Every upgrade for ldap users is affected by this change
Customer Name Wells Fargo
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