Search To OVD Succeeds While It (Correctly) Fails To Backend OID Due To OID User Having Password Policy "Must Change Password At Next Login" (pwdreset=1) | OVD Not Returning OID Password Policies Messages

(Doc ID 1526761.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version to 11.1.1 [Release 10gR3 to 11g]
Oracle Virtual Directory - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) 11g, e.g., integrated with Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g.

OVD seems not to respect 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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