20.3 Managing eDirectory Modules

The Modules page in DHost iConsole provides information about available eDirectory services and their states. You can also use the Modules page to start and stop (load or unload) these services.

You can only load or unload non-interactive modules such as LDAP, SNMP, and HTTPSTK.

The Modules page has the following attributes:

Attribute

Description

Info

Click to display the module description, file name, module handle, attributes, and the name of so (shared object) of the selected module.

Module

Displays the module name.

Status

Displays whether the module is running or not.

Action

Indicates whether the module can be run or not. A module can be in one of the following three states:

  • indicates that the module is a system module and cannot be unloaded.

  • indicates that the module can be loaded and it is ready to load.

  • indicates that the module is running.

For more information on using NetIQ iManager to load and unload eDirectory services, see Section 7.4, eDirectory Service Manager.

20.3.1 Loading or Unloading Modules on Windows

  1. Open a Web browser.

  2. In the address (URL) field, enter the following:

    http://server.name:port/dhost

    for example:

    http://MyServer:80/dhost
    

    You can also use the server IP address to access the DHost iConsole. For example:

    http://137.65.135.150:80/dhost
    
  3. Specify a user name, context, and password.

  4. Click Modules.

  5. Click Stopped icon to load a module, or Running icon to unload a module.

20.3.2 Loading or Unloading Modules on Linux

  1. Open a Web browser.

  2. In the address (URL) field, enter the following:

    http://server.name:port/dhost

    for example:

    http://MyServer:80/dhost
    

    You can also use the server IP address to access the DHost iConsole. For example:

    http://137.65.135.150:80/dhost
    
  3. Specify a user name, context, and password.

  4. Click Modules.

  5. Click Stopped icon to load a module, or Running icon to unload a module.