Directory Server 5.2 migration to ODSEE fails when executing command "dsmig migrate-security", with error : "Could Not Write Password In A File.". (Doc ID 1382665.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 5.2 SP4 and later   [Release: 5.0 and later ]
Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.5.0   [Release: 11gR1 to 11gR1]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Environment:
Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2p4 on Solaris 10 x64 being migrated to ODSEE 11g (11.1.1.5.0)

Problem Summary:
An existing Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2p4 is migrated to ODSEE 11g. The migration is being performed as the instance owner, "dsuser". The new ODSEE 11g instance is created without any issues, and "dsmig migrate-schema" works fine. However "dsmig migrate-security" fails with "Could not write password in a file" error message.

The "dsmig migrate-security" and all subsequent migration steps work fine if the migration is performed as root.

Cause

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