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Authentication and Search failures with LDAP SSL configuration OBIEE - AIX (Doc ID 2377025.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2021

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)


Problem Summary
Analytics authentication fails and also search for LDAP user while adding to an application Role in EM throws exception, when OBIEE on AIX is configured with LDAP SSL

Problem Description
OBIEE installed on AIX with IBM JDK 1.8.0_144. After configuring LDAP authentication provider with SSL for authentication, login to analytics failed and also search for LDAP user while adding a member to an application role, in EM throws exception.

LDAP users shows up in the users and groups tab in weblogic console. Also login to weblogic console with LDAP user works ok.

On the same machine with OBIEE with IBM JDK 1.8.0 with LDAP SSL works ok. Also OBIEE with LDAP SSL on Windows/Linux environments work ok.

The issue is specific to AIX and JDK version used.

Error Codes
oracle.ods.virtualization.operation.SearchOperation.process( ... 116 more Caused by: javax.naming.CommunicationException: simple bind failed: [Root exception is No negotiable cipher suite] at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapClient.authenticate( at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.connect( at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.<init>( at




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