Not Able to Delete Entry - err=66 - Operation not allowed on nonleaf

(Doc ID 1296855.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 5.1 and later
Oracle Unified Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Add ***Checked for relevance on 05-Jul-2014***


An entry could not be deleted using ldapdelete. Error returned:
ldap_delete: Operation not allowed on nonleaf

For example, if you have entries under ou=people,dc=example,dc=com, ldapdelete will output an error:





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