OID 11G Config - Config DIPInstaller SSLException: Fatal Alert: Illegal_parameter-DIP-00004

(Doc ID 1600649.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1. WLS 10.3.6 installed.

2. FMW IM installed only. Not configured.

3. Final step running $ORACLE_HOME/bin/config.sh to configure and upgrade from OID to OID  Connecting to OID database repository.

4. At this point Configuration assistant reports issue and stop additional

steps. Print screen from Configuration assistant:



NOTE: It was discovered same issue in the upgrading process from to 11.1.1. 7 on AIX platform.

Follow symptom was observed:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Upgrade Assistant fails:
During OID Details:
Invalid Connect
UPGAST-00090: failed to connect to Oracle Internet Directory

received fatal alert: illegal_parameter


Same solution fixes this issue.

5. Error messages reported in the installation log file:


[2013-07-01T21:29:29.034+00:00] [as] [ERROR] [] [oracle.as.provisioning]

[tid: 3] [ecid: 0000JyS5eDlB1Fs5Ojs1yd1HoUeg000003,0] DIP-00004: Error in

connecting to Oracle Internet Directory Server.[[

javax.naming.CommunicationException: simple bind failed:

ceaixcb5.us.oracle.com:5636 [Root exception is javax.net.ssl.SSLException:

Received fatal alert: illegal_parameter]

at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapClient.authenticate(LdapClient.java:207)

at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.connect(LdapCtx.java:2732)

at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.<init>(LdapCtx.java:308)


NOTE: Issue can affect versions other than



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