LDAP Password(ldappasswd) Modify Extended Operation in DSEE 6.x. (Doc ID 1386212.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.0 to 6.3 SP1 [Release 6.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

The first time you will try to run ldappasswd against a Directory Server (DS) 6.x instance, it is possible you will hit the following error:

./ldappasswd -p 11389 -D "uid=usr1000,ou=people,dc=sumario,dc=com" -w secret
-S uid=usr1000,ou=people,dc=sumario,dc=com
New Password:
Re-enter new Password:
ldap_passwd_s: Insufficient access

And the corresponding output of the DS access log will look like:

[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=69 op=0 msgId=1 - BIND dn="uid=usr1000,ou=people,dc=sumario,dc=com" method=128 version=3
[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - SRCH base="uid=usr1000,ou=people,dc=sumario,dc=com" scope=0 filter="(|(objectclass=\*)(objectclass=ldapsubentry))" attrs=ALL
[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - RESULT err=0 tag=101 nentries=1 etime=0.000340
[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=69 op=0 msgId=1 - RESULT err=0 tag=97 nentries=0 etime=0.001320 dn="uid=usr1000,ou=people,dc=sumario,dc=com"
[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=69 op=1 msgId=2 - EXT oid="1.3.6.1.4.1.4203.1.11.1"
[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=69 op=1 msgId=2 - RESULT err=50 tag=120 nentries=0 etime=0.000400, Password change feature access denied.
[08/Jun/2007:11:39:57 +0200] conn=69 op=2 msgId=3 - UNBIND

The first time you will try to run ldappasswd against a Directory Proxy Server (DPS) 6.x instance, it is possible you will hit the following error:

# /opt/SUNWdsee/dsee6/bin/ldappasswd -h sunone01 -p 389 -D "uid=x100001,ou=people,dc=sun,dc=de" -w x100001 -A -S uid=x10000
1,ou=people,dc=sun,dc=de
Old Password:
New Password:
Re-enter new Password:
ldap_passwd_s: DSA is unwilling to perform

And the DPS access log reports the following error message:

RESPONSE err=53 msg="There are no plugins defined to handle extended operation 1.3.6.1.4.1.4203.1.11.1"

Cause

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