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ODSEE 11g - Error when Attempting to Set Global Password Policy: "Unable to bind securely on "<HOSTNAME>:<LDAP_PORT>"." (Doc ID 1646071.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

Applies to:

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


In ODSEE 11g when attempting to set global password policy (e.g. pwd-must-change-enabled and other related commands) the command results in an error:

# /<DS_INSTALL>/dsee7/bin/dsconf set-server-prop -p <LDAP_PORT> pwd-must-change-enabled:on
Unable to bind securely on "<HOSTNAME>:<LDAP_PORT>".
The "set-server-prop" operation failed on "<HOSTNAME>:<LDAP_PORT>".

# /<DS_INSTALL>/dsee7/bin/dsconf get-server-prop -p <LDAP_PORT>
Unable to bind securely on "<HOSTNAME>:<LDAP_PORT>".
The "get-server-prop" operation failed on "<HOSTNAME>:<LDAP_PORT>".

The issue can be reproduced at will with the above steps.


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