Password Modification through an OVD Join View Adapter Fails with LDAP-32/ LDAP-53 Error

(Doc ID 1198225.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A Join View adpater exists with Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition ODSEE  (Formerly known as Sun Directory Server) as the backend LDAP server

>> Try to modify the userpassword using ldapmodify connecting to the join view adapter Fails

--------ldapmodify LDIF file------------
dn: uid=testuser,ou=people,dc=oracle,dc=com
changetype: modify
replace: userPassword
userPassword: 1111

------Output from ldapmodify---------

modifying entry dn: uid=testuser,ou=people,dc=oracle,dc=com
ldap_modify: No such object
ldap_modify: additional info: LDAP Error 32 : Entry DN not found

vde.exception log shows the following error:

[2010-08-13 15:07:15,608] Error from search
 javax.naming.OperationNotSupportedException: [LDAP: error code 53 - Password
was reset and must be changed.]; remaining name
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.mapErrorCode(
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.processReturnCode(


The ODSEE instance is enabled with password policy that user needs to change the password after reset.


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