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Search To OVD Succeeds While It (Correctly) Fails To Backend OID Due to OID User Having a Password Policy [e.g., "Must Change Password At Next Login" (pwdreset=1) Expired / Violated] | OVD Not Returning OID Password Policies Full Messages (Doc ID 1526761.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version to [Release 10gR3 to 11g]
Oracle Virtual Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) 11g integrated with Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g versions lower than Bundle Patch (BP).

OVD seems not to respect password policies violation / expiration such as the "Must Change Password at Next Login" password policy setting from OID.

A user with "password must be changed" flag set (pwdreset=1) can still login and search through OVD, but not through OID:

This also reproduces with OID 10g as backend.

Note: The password policy attribute related is pwdmustchange, and the user entry attribute is pwdreset. Reference:
Oracle® Fusion Middleware  Administrator's Guide for Oracle Internet Directory  11g Release 1 (11.1.1)  E56468-01
Chapter 29 Managing Password Policies



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