OID ldap Operation (ldapadd, ldapmodify) Fails with "ldap_add: DSA is unwilling to perform"

(Doc ID 1187023.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

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.


Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 10g or 11g.

Scenario 1:

An ldapadd fails with:

ldapadd -D "cn=orcladmin" -w <pwd> -f myldiffile.ldif
adding new entry cn=myuser,cn=users,dc=mycompany,dc=com
ldap_add: DSA is unwilling to perform
ldap_add: additional info: Active Start and End Dates must be in UTC format (YYYYMMDDHHMMSSz) without any dashes, hyphens and spaces.

With the exception of the last line, this same error can occur with other versions of OID.

Scenario 2:

An ldapmodify fails with:



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