Ldapcompare Fails If the Password Is Stored In Unix Crypt Format (Doc ID 1590432.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A ldapcompare operation fails, if the userpassword is stored in UNIX CRYPT FORMAT.

Ldapbind operation using the same password is successful.

 

ldapsearch output of the user shows:

 

dn: cn=testuser,cn=Users,dc=oracle,dc=com
userpassword: {CRYPT}Cftc0MVPL05iM
cn: testuser
sn: testuser
objectclass: person
objectclass: top



Cause

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