When Attempting to Promote a Replica - Error - LDAP: error code 53 - replica ID # is already in use by another master server (Doc ID 1594031.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.3.0 version, Replication

When attempting to promote a replica,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Changing role of Suffix ou=ExternalUsers,ou=People,ou=xx,o=xx,c=US (host:389) to Master . . . . . Failed Failed: Error updating the server host:389: Exception ID = 8 EmbededException = [LDAP: error code 53 - replica ID 2 is already in use by another master server (ldap://host:0)]


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, administrator can not promote replica to replace demoted instance with issues.

Cause

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