AD to OID Import Synchronization Fails with LDAP: error code 20 - Attribute displayname is single valued

(Doc ID 1632228.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2 to 11.1.1 [Release 10gR2 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Import synchronization from Active Directory (AD) to Oracle Internet Directory (OID) stopped working.

DIP log file wls_ods1-diagnostic.log shows the errors below repeatedly. This is a sample for a single AD user entry:

[2014-02-20T16:54:35.182+05:30] [wls_ods1] [NOTIFICATION] [DIP-10181] [oracle.dip.AD2OID] [tid: AD2OID] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 0000KHExbnbEOP^5xVS4yW1J1U3V000001,0] [APP: DIP#] Source changerecord created.
[2014-02-20T16:54:35.183+05:30] [wls_ods1] [ERROR] [DIP-10007] [oracle.dip.AD2OID] [tid: AD2OID] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 0000KHExbnbEOP^5xVS4yW1J1U3V000001,0] [APP: DIP#] error in execution of Agent thread: AD2OID[[
ODIException: Error Modifying Entry in Directory
Caused by: [LDAP: error code 20 - Attribute displayname is single valued.]; Remaining name: 'cn=myentry,ou=users,ou=myou,dc=mydc,cn=rusers,dc=mycompany,dc=com'



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