OID 11g Does Not Start, oidldapd Log Shows: ORA-28002: the password will expire within <number> days

(Doc ID 1064334.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1.  OID does not start, and $ORACLE_INSTANCE/diagnostics/logs/OID/oid1/oidldapd01sXXXX.log shows:

ORA-28002: the password will expire within n days

Where n is the number of days.


2.  opmnctl command fails with the below error:
[oracle@infra bin]$ opmnctl startall
opmnctl startall: starting opmn and all managed processes...
opmn id=infra.vm.oracle.com:6701
    0 of 1 processes started.
ias-instance id=asinst_1
--> Process (index=1,uid=1066946628,pid=23146)
    time out while waiting for a managed process to start
3.  oidmon-0000.log shows the following:

[2011-01-27T02:55:55-05:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDMON] [host: infra.vm.oracle.com] [pid: 5941] [tid: 0] Guardian: Connecting to database, connect string is oiddb

[2011-01-27T02:55:55-05:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDMON] [host: infra.vm.oracle.com] [pid: 5941] [tid: 0] Guardian: [gsdsiConnect] ORA-28002, ORA-28002: the password will expire within 7 days

[2011-01-27T02:55:55-05:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDMON] [host: infra.vm.oracle.com] [pid: 5941] [tid: 0] Guardian: [oidmon]: Unable to connect to database, will retry again after 10 sec



ODS schema password expired or locked.

Prior to 11g, the ODS and ODSM user accounts value for PASSWORD_LIFE_TIME was set by default to UNLIMITED. Beginning with 11g,  this period has changed from UNLIMITED to 180 days. 180 days after installation the account enters the GRACE period for the password. It has been verified that the startup of OID/ODSSM views the Grace Period Warning as an error and pervents startup.



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