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Running Oidca (Or Netca) From A 10g Or 11g Database Home Fails With: OID Server version is incorrect OR Cannot connect to OID server (Doc ID 1168924.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 9.0.4 to 11.1.1 [Release 10gR1 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Running oidca (or netca) tool to add an Oracle Context to Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g repository, either from a 10g OID home or from a 10g or 11g Database home ($ORACLE_HOME/bin/oidca), returns the following message:

OID Server version is incorrect

Alternatively, the following error can occur against OID 11g instead:

Cannot connect to OID server.

Example of oidca command:

oidca mode=CREATECTX -silent nonsslport=3060 sslport=3131 dn=cn=orcladmin pwd=myoidpwd contextdn=cn=OracleContext,dc=myrealm2,dc=org


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