If you are currently on Adobe AMS, AEM 6.5 and have upgraded to Service Pack 5 (AEM version 6.5.5) you might have noticed that you can no longer login to AEM via CRX/DE while accessing AMS environments via direct instance IP.
AMS can grant you access to CRX/DE via direct environment IP.
This change was implemented in the SP5 update and according to the CSE that our team worked with:
“The login and logout buttons have been removed on purpose from CRXDE for security reasons (internal ID: GRANITE-27790). Back ported to AEM 220.127.116.11 as part NPR-33521.”
The work around that the CSE suggested was to navigate to:
login and then navigate to /crx/de