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EM 13c: EM Configuration with External LDAP Fails and Secure.log File Reports "Caused by:" (Doc ID 2471218.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Applies to:

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


EM configuration with external LDAP authentication by executing the following command fails:

$OMS_HOME/bin>./emctl config auth ad -ldap_host "Ldaphostname" -ldap_port "636" -ldap_principal "CN=*******,OU=Oracle,OU=Service Accounts,DC=corp,DC=xxxxxx,DC=com" -user_base_dn "OU=xxxxxxx,DC=corp,DC=xxxxxx,DC=com" -group_base_dn "OU=TWC Divisions,DC=corp,DC=xxxxxx,DC=com" -ldap_credential "******" -sysman_pwd "**********"

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 3
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Configuring LDAP Authentication ... Started
Failed to validate connection to LDAP server with the specified parameters.

$../gc_inst/em/EMGC_OMS1/sysman/log/secure.log file reports following errors:

Caused by: PKIX path building failed: unable to find valid certification path to requested target


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