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

(Doc ID 1348927.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 5.1 to 11.1.1.1.5 - 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.

Symptoms

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.

Changes

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

Example:
dn: cn=config
nsslapd-readonly: on

Cause

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