Limitations when Creating Users with Special Charaters in Weblogic

(Doc ID 1307216.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 10.3.3 to 10.3.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After creating a user with backslash ( \ )  in Weblogic Console , and restart of SOA there are a lot of error in Admin Server Standard Output :

<Mar 24, 2011 1:23:51 PM EET> <Critical> <EmbeddedLDAP> <BEA-000000> <java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not a valid attribute string value:user\slash,improper usage of backslash
at javax.naming.ldap.Rdn.unescapeValue(
at javax.naming.ldap.Rfc2253Parser.doParse(
at javax.naming.ldap.Rfc2253Parser.parseDn(
at javax.naming.ldap.LdapName.parse(
at javax.naming.ldap.LdapName.<init>(
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.addRdnAttributes(
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.c_createSubcontext(
at com.sun.jndi.toolkit.ctx.ComponentDirContext.p_createSubcontext (
at com.sun.jndi.toolkit.ctx.PartialCompositeDirContext.createSubcontext(
at com.sun.jndi.toolkit.ctx.PartialCompositeDirContext.createSubcontext(


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