Suffix name containing a comma "," in a DN component is not supported (Doc ID 1597624.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 6.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When configuring replication agreement for a suffix DN containing a comma "," in a DN component (for example, "o=foo\,bar" or "dc=aaa\,bbb,dc=com") the instance fails to start.

Symptoms

[odsee11.1.1.7.0]

From DSCC

1. Create instances on 2 servers
2. Create the following suffix on both instances
  (Escape character is added for comma ",")
  o=aaa\,bbb
3. Enable replication for the suffix of "2"
4. Create replication agreement on each suffix
5. Initialize suffix
6. Stop directory server and start. Fails to start with the following error.
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[05/Nov/2013:17:15:42 +0900] - Sun-Directory-Server/11.1.1.7.0 B2013.0109.2015 (64-bit) starting up
[05/Nov/2013:17:15:44 +0900] - ERROR<4138> - plugin_dependency_startall - conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - Configuration error  Failed to start object plugin Multimaster Replication Plugin
[05/Nov/2013:17:15:44 +0900] - ERROR<4139> - plugin_dependency_startall - conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - Configuration error  Error: Failed to resolve plugin dependencies
[05/Nov/2013:17:15:44 +0900] - ERROR<4138> - plugin_dependency_startall - conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - Configuration error  Failed to start object plugin gle
[05/Nov/2013:17:15:44 +0900] - ERROR<4138> - plugin_dependency_startall - conn=-1 op=-1 msgId=-1 - Configuration error  Failed to start object plugin Multimaster Replication Plugin

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Cause

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