The Directory Server Will Not Start When The Server is in Readonly Mode

(Doc ID 1348927.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 5.1 to - Release: 5.0 to 11gR1
Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1 and later    [Release: 11gR1 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer placed his DS into readonly and restarted it...the server did not restart.

There are no apparent errors in the logs nor a core file.


The customer placed the directory server into readonly prior to restart.

dn: cn=config
nsslapd-readonly: on


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