OEM Login Fails when Authenticated with OID due to Incorrect Group Base DN (Doc ID 1484405.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2014

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OEM 12c was authenticated with OID as per steps in OTN Document.
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/doc.121/e24473/security.htm#BABGAGIJ

emctl config auth oid -ldap_host "<ldap hostname>" -ldap_port "389" -ldap_principal
"cn=orcladmin" -user_base_dn "cn=edir,cn=users,dc=oracle,dc=com" -group_base_dn
"cn=edir,cn=groups,dc=oracle,dc=com" -ldap_credential "Password$" -sysman_
pwd " Password "

Logging to OEM with OID user fails with 'Authentication Failure' error.
The OID users were listed correctly on the Admin server Console 'Security Realms/myrealm/Users and Groups/Users' page

Cause

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