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OVD 11g With Hideentriesbyfilter Plugin Or Inclusion/Exclusion Filters In The Adapter, GUIs Such As ODSM Are Not Displaying Recursive Or Nested Entries As Command Line Ldapsearch Does (Doc ID 1353562.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) 11g (i.e.,

Using Inclusion/Exclusion filters on the adapters, or using the following Note to configure HideEntriesByFilter Plugin and applied it to an LDAP adapter:
Note:1307031.1 OVD HideEntriesByFilter PlugIn Not Filtering Results

It is not returning all entries recursively as expected.

Tried plugin parameter configured in two different ways:

hideFilter: (objectclass=inetOrgPerson)
ldapURL: ldap://<LDAP_HOSTNAME>/o=<ORGANIZATION>??sub?(objectclass=inetOrgPerson)

Either way, it only shows entries that match the filter that are at the root of the adapter namespace, but not recursive entries, i.e., entries that reside under other OUs within the namespace (where the OUs themselves do not have the objectclass=inetorgperson).

The same happens with any graphical tool, such as Oracle Directory Services Manager (ODSM) > Data Browser > Client View, or 3rd party or others such as LDAP Browser and JXplorer.

Able to see all the desired recursive entries when using command line ldapsearch only, for example:

ldapsearch -h <OVD_HOSTNAME> -p <OVD_PORT> -D cn=orcladmin -w <PASSWORD> -s sub -b "<OVD_ADAPTER_NAMESPACE, ie ou=<OU>,ou=<OU1>,ou=<OU3>,dc=<COMPANY>,dc=com>" objectclass=* dn objectclass > /tmp/<FILENAME>


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