OID Does Not Start - Exec of OIDLDAPD failed with error

(Doc ID 1386859.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version: 10.1.2 to 10.1.4.3 - Release: 10gR2 to 10gR3
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

On : 10g version, OID LDAP Server on Windows.

OID fails to start. There are no running OID processes and the only OID log created is the oidmon.log
the following error occurs in the oidmon.log.

2011/12/18:09:16:47 * Exec of OIDLDAPD failed with error 2011/12/18:09:16:47 * Updating Process Table...
2011/12/18:09:17:07 * OIDLDAPD Instance 1 is not running....
2011/12/18:09:17:07 * Exec of OIDLDAPD failed with error 2011/12/18:09:17:07 * Updating Process Table...
2011/12/18:09:17:27 * OIDLDAPD Instance 1 is not running....
2011/12/18:09:17:27 * Exec of OIDLDAPD failed with error 2011/12/18:09:17:27 * Updating Process Table...
2011/12/18:09:17:47 * OIDLDAPD Instance 1 is not running....

Note that there is no error number shown

Cause

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