OpenDJ installation with a properties file was what we tackled first since it is fairly easy to get OpenDJ up and running, with command line.
There is a section in ForgeRock Documentation that describes how to Install OpenDJ Directory Server With a Properties File.
A sample properties file was given, but it was unclear what is the use of ldifFile?
As I didn't know what was that ldifFile parameter for, I commented it during installation. All went fine and the installation was completed successfully. But ...
When we started to configure OpenAM, we encountered error - "Invalid Suffix".
So I fired up OpenDJ Control Panel to take a look, and I discovered why.
There was no entry at all.
Usually when I install OpenDJ via command line, I would be given an option to choose like the following:
And I usually choose Option 1. I needed an equivalent via the Properties File installation method.
The documentation was not clear enough what we should do in such a situation. So I played around with the ldifFile parameter. I should define a base entry in the ldif File. And that will do.
And that really solved the issue! A check with OpenDJ Control Panel showed everything was in place after the successful configuration of OpenAM.