Password Change Failure With Err=50 Insufficient 'write' Privilege To The 'passwordexpirationtime' Attribute Of Entry (Doc ID 1454192.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 7.0 to 11.1.1.5.0 [Release 7.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DPS logs shows a large number of failed password changes.

[13/Feb/2012:11:39:22 -0500] - SERVER_OP - INFO - conn=2332777 op=64 MODIFY RESPONSE err=50 msg="Insufficient 'write' privilege to the 'passwordexpirationtime' attribute of entry 'uid=44401,ou=credential,dc=example,dc=com'." s_conn=dps02_3389_ds7:202660
[13/Feb/2012:11:39:22 -0500] - OPERATION - INFO - conn=2332777 op=64 MODIFY RESPONSE err=50 msg="Insufficient 'write' privilege to the 'passwordexpirationtime' attribute of entry 'uid=44401,ou=credential,dc=example,dc=com'." etime=0
[13/Feb/2012:15:10:26 -0500] - SERVER_OP - INFO - conn=2362987 op=13 MODIFY RESPONSE err=50 msg="Insufficient 'write' privilege to the 'passwordexpirationtime' attribute of entry 'uid=h0b091,ou=credential,dc=example,dc=com'." s_conn=dps02_3389_ds7:205634
[13/Feb/2012:15:10:26 -0500] - OPERATION - INFO - conn=2362987 op=13 MODIFY RESPONSE err=50 msg="Insufficient 'write' privilege to the 'passwordexpirationtime' attribute of entry 'uid=h0b091,ou=credential,dc=example,dc=com'." etime=256
[13/Feb/2012:17:47:51 -0500] - SERVER_OP - INFO - conn=2384451 op=4 MODIFY RESPONSE err=50 msg="Insufficient 'write' privilege to the 'passwordexpirationtime' attribute of entry 'uid=za0201,ou=credential,dc=example,dc=com'." s_conn=dps02_3389_ds7:206535
[13/Feb/2012:17:47:51 -0500] - OPERATION - INFO - conn=2384451 op=4 MODIFY RESPONSE err=50 msg="Insufficient 'write' privilege to the 'passwordexpirationtime' attribute of entry 'uid=za0201,ou=credential,dc=example,dc=com'." etime=0


The issue is not consistent and the vast majority of password changes are successful.

Cause

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