Login To ODSM As Super-User Account Other Than cn=orcladmin Fails With Error: Connected Directory Is Not Oracle Internet Directory (Doc ID 1069892.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.1.0 to 11.1.1.3.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-July-2013***


Symptoms


The following documentation has been referenced to create another user account with super-user privileges in Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11.1.1.x.

Oracle Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Internet Directory 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)
12.5 Creating Another Account With Superuser Privileges

Attempts to connect to OID using Oracle Directory Services Manager (ODSM) fail for the new super-user. The error displayed is:

Error: connected directory is not Oracle Internet Directory. Hence this connection is closed.
Connection using ODSM is successful as cn=orcladmin super-user.

 Steps to reproduce:

1. Access ODSM 
2. Choose Connect to a Directory option and select the preconfigured OID connection
3. In the Connect window, enter user name in DN format e.g. 
       cn=username,cn=users,dc=oracle,dc=com
    Also enter the valid password.
4. Click Connect: the error will occur.

Cause

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