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Java LDAP Deadlock in JNDI Cleanup Operations (Doc ID 1486337.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2021

Applies to:

Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 6 to 7 [Release 6 to 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Java encounters an LDAP deadlock in JNDI LDAP Connection cleanup operations after updating to Java SE 6 update 27.  The problem is seen intermittently on multiple platforms such as Windows 64-bit and Solaris 10 SPARC but only on heavy-duty hardware (e.g. 32 or more cores).  This issue causes all new user connection requests to fail because they cannot authenticate.

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