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ODSEE - Analyzing notes=U in the Access Log (Doc ID 1017865.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 5.1 and later
All Platforms


This document goes over the possible causes for notes=U (indicating an unindexed search) in a Directory server access log, and the action / solution to take for each possible cause.


  • Access log - notes=U in the RESULT line of a search operation
  • Errors log - WARNING<20805> - Backend Database - ... - search is not indexed

Please validate that each troubleshooting step below is true for your environment. The steps will provide instructions or a link to a document, for validating the step and taking corrective action as necessary. The steps are ordered in the most appropriate sequence to isolate the issue and identify the proper resolution. Please do not skip a step.

Troubleshooting Steps

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