WLS Server Configured With OVD Authenticator and Split Profile (AD and OID) Fails When AD User Attempts Login: "Authentication Denied" (Doc ID 1578056.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 1.0.0.0.0 to 1.0.0.3.0 [Release 1.0]
Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.4.3 to 11.1.1.4.0 [Release 10gR3 to 11g]
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.7.1 [Release 11g]
Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Getting error when using Oracle Web Logic Server (WLS) and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 11g standalone, (or on Exalytics), with an Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) authenticator.  A split profile is used that includes a combination of an Oracle Identity Store (OID) LDAP and Windows Active Directory (AD).  After setting up this authenticator, users that are defined in OID can connect successfully to WLS , but users from the AD LDAP cannot connect and get error:

"Authentication Denied"

Cause

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