Enter the AD Administrator Distinguished Name (DN), whichalong with the AD Administrator passwordis required for binding to the LDAP directory and in order to add Cisco-specific schema and Cisco-specific values.
The entry is typically in this format:
cn=Administrator, cn=Users, dc=mycompany, dc=comOne way of looking at this information is to consider the information in the form of an e-mail Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) address. In this case, it is firstname.lastname@example.org.
This information must be obtained from the AD server before you start the installation process.
If you are failing one step before where you specify the hostname/port number, then make sure you can ping the hostname you specify. Try changing it to be just the server name without domain.
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.