Installing the Lightwave Server and Configuring It as a Domain Controller on a Photon Image
You can configure Lightwave server as domain controller on a Photon client. You install the Lightwave server first. After the server is installed, you configure a new domain.
- Prepare a Photon OS client for the Lightwave server installation.
- Verify that the hostname of the client can be resolved.
- Verify that you have 500 MB free for the Lightwave server installation.
- Log in to your Photon OS client over SSH as an administrator.
Install the Lightwave server by running the following command.
# tdnf install lightwave -y
Configure the Lightwave server as domain controller by selecting a domain name and password for the
The minimum required password complexity is 8 characters, one symbol, one upper case letter, and one lower case letter. Optionally, if you want to access the domain controller over IP, configure the ip under the
# configure-lightwave-server --domain <your-domain> --password '<administrator-user-password>' --ssl-subject-alt-name <machine-ip-address>
iptablesrules to allow connections to and from the client.
The default Photon OS 2.0 firewall settings block all incoming, outgoing, and forwards so that you must reconfigure them.
# iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT
# iptables -P OUTPUT ACCEPT
# iptables -P FORWARD ACCEPT
In a browser, go to https://*lightwave-server-FQDN* to verify that you can log in to the newly created domain controller.
- On the Cascade Identity Services page, enter the domain that you configured and click Take me to Lightwave Admin.
- On the Welcome page, enter administrator@your-domain as user name and the password that you set during the domain controller configuration and click LOGIN.