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IBM has this product called TDI (Tivoli Directory Integrator) now name SDI (Security Directory Integrator).  Some in the system integration area maybe familiar with this product.  But there is an addon called AMC (Administration and Management Console).  It is used to manage the TDI(s).  So you have installed AMC and then couldn't get the task started on Linux.  This may help.


I received this error below when I updated my current TDI installation and "added" the AMC as a feature.  Apparently that add didn't change or update all the appropriate files need to execute the AMC.  My install was for V7.1.1  (the prior was V7.1). 

The start script for AMC is called "".  When executed I would get the following simple message:

==> Incorrect TDI_ISC_HOME (/opt/IBM/TDI/V7.1/lwi)


To fix.

1) Find the location of the "" config file (maybe in the bin directory)

2) Edit the file and look for  (TDI_ISC_HOME) and update the value to the actual location of the lwi  (mine was here : /opt/IBM/TDI/V7.1.1/lwi)

3) Restart the AMC start script (  It should start and resolve this issue.


4) Use URL to get to Browser based console ==> http://hostname:13101/ibm/console 

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Well, it happens.  Yeah, a couple of times for me.   The Password is reset to a new value per standard security practice.  However, you forget it - cause we have to remember all the system password (part of the job right).  So, if you are in that group of busy admins, you may need to reset this not often used ID/Password for your Web Administration Tool GUI.  The default ID for admin is superadmin.  And the well known password is "secret".  To reset it in linux environments you can do the following:

1) Find (used search if you don't know where it is located) the "CONSOLE_PASSWD" file. 


2) Edit the file and change to contents to be the following (only two lines)



3) Login with "superadmin" and password of "secret".


*** ef13c691261ad9f4f313 ef03d586310f (will only set the password back to 'secret' , doesn't change the userID)




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