OID Attribute Uniqueness Does Not Work As Expected

(Doc ID 1072344.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 11.1.1.1.0 [Release 10gR2 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to enforce attribute uniqueness in Oracle Internet Directory, the unique constraint is not being enforced as expected.

As per documentation:
Oracle Internet Directory Administrator's Guide 10g (10.1.4.0.1)
10 Attribute Uniqueness in the Directory
http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B28196_01/idmanage.1014/b15991/attruniq.htm

Cause

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