Creating A Group (Or An Entry) In OID 10g Fails With Error: Cannot create group : [LDAP: error code 33 - Entry add under an Alias entry is not supported.] (Doc ID 1149539.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version: 9.0.4 to 10.1.4 - Release: 10gR1 to 10gR3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 10g.

Creating a group in OID via self-service console OIDDAS url fails with:
Cannot create group : [LDAP: error code 33 - Entry add under an Alias entry is not supported.]

The same error occurs when trying to create the group in Oracle Directory Manager (oidadmin):
Group Creation Error !
Cannot create group : [LDAP : error code 33 - Entry add under an Alias entry is not supported.].

Similar error occurs when trying to create a user entry as well.

Cause

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