Error during export "WARNING<5383> - Entry - ... Entry error Convert LDIF entry into LDAP entry, fast method. Error: non-contiguous attribute type for "uid" in entry ..". (Doc ID 1373794.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 6.3 SP1 and later   [Release: 6.0 and later ]
Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 5.1 to 11.1.1.5.0   [Release: 5.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The "non-contiguous" message is a good hint that there might be multiple definitions in a set of objects.   You will see warnings in the log like the following example:

[20/Oct/2011:04:07:24 -0400] - WARNING<5383> - Entry - conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - Entry error Convert LDIF entry into LDAP entry, fast method. Error: non-contiguous attribute type for "uid" in entry dn="uid=exampleUser,ou=People,dc=example,dc=com

Cause

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