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OID 10g LDAP Replication Bootstrap Fails With: Replication BOOTSTRAP_ERROR mode detected (Doc ID 1232455.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 9.0.4 to 10.1.2 [Release 10gR1 to 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 10g (i.e., 10.1.2.x)

Installation of a LDAP consumer/replica completes successfully with no errors in remtool.log.

However, the bootstrap by replication server on the consumer/replica following fails with:

Replication BOOTSTRAP_ERROR mode detected

The $ORACLE_HOME/ldap/oidrepld00.log keeps being updated with the following, for example:

oidrepld: Release - Production on fri oct 1 10:24:02 2010

Copyright (c) 1982, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved.

2010/10/01:10:24:02 * Starting OIDREPLD against <CONSUMER/REPLICA_HOSTNAME>:<PORT>...
2010/10/01:10:24:14 * Starting scheduler...
2010/10/01:10:24:14 * Start to BootStrap from supplier=<SUPPLIER_HOSTNAME>_<SUPPLIER_SID> to consumer=<CONSUMER/REPLICA_HOSTNAME>_<CONSUMER/REPLICA_SID>
2010/10/01:10:24:14 * Replication BOOTSTRAP_ERROR mode detected for replica(<CONSUMER/REPLICA_HOSTNAME>_<CONSUMER/REPLICA_SID>)

BootStrap Trouble Shooting Tip(s)
OPTION #1: Identify the cause of Bootstrap failure and fix the cause, then
restart bootstrapping by setting consumer replica's
orclreplicastate to BOOTSTRAP mode
OPTION #2: Identify the naming context(s) that are failed to be bootstrapped,
and use oidreconcile tool to reconcile.Then resume replication by
setting consumer replica's orclreplicastate to ONLINE mode
Notes: OIDREPLD is now in BOOTSTRAP_ERROR mode, you'll need to reset consumer
replica's Replica State(orclreplicastate)
Please refer to as the Replication trouble shooting section in OID admin
guide for details
2010/10/01:15:35:11 * osdrepld got shutdown signal. Exiting.
2010/10/01:15:35:12 * OID Replication Server exiting.

No further details about the bootstrap failure is logged in the oidrepld00.log even when stopping and restarting replication server with higher debug level.

However, when the following steps are performed, the debug level on replication server then takes effect:

- Stop replication server on the consumer/replica, i.e.:




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