"ldap_add: Type Or Value Exists" Error When Trying to Add New Entry in OID 11g

(Doc ID 1476447.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to add a new entry via ldapadd tool fails with following error:

 
Running an ldapsearch command querying for the new entry, e.g., "cn=mycontainer1",  returns nothing.

The purpose of this article is to explain one of the possible reasons why ldapadd tool returns this error.

Changes

 

Cause

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