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Directory Proxy Server 6.3 ldap search containing both and "&" and or "|" fails with error ldap_search: Operations error, Additional info: Server Error, err=1 (Doc ID 1131454.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.3 to 6.3 SP1 [Release 6.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Sep-2013***
Solaris for SPARC
Sun Microsystems, Inc.


Directory Server (LDAP) searches that contain both and "&" and or "|" in the search filter fails when sent through the Directory Proxy Server.

The following sample filter will work:


However, the following sample search that uses multiple conditionals in the search filter will fail through the Directory Proxy Server (DPS) 6.3:


Errors from the command line results in:

ldap_search: operations error
ldap_search: additional info: server error

DPS access log will show:

SEARCH RESPONSE err=1 msg="Server Error" nentries=0 etime=0


The following changes was made:

1) Create Request Filter Policy
2) Modify policy so that attribute filtering is set to only allow certain attributes (dn,objectclass,uid) or forbid other attributes
3) Assign policy to connector (default)


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