OID/DIP 11g External Authentication Plugin to AD on OUD Fails with: NameNotFoundException: [LDAP: error code 32 - The entry cn=oidexplg_bind_ad,cn=plugin,cn=subconfigsubentry specified as the search base does not exist in the Directory Server] (Doc ID 1944780.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Directory Integration Platform (DIP) 11g, for integration with Microsoft (MS) Active Directory (AD), Enterprise User Security (EUS) and Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) 11g 11.1.2.2.0.

Following documentation, i.e.:
Administrator's Guide for Oracle Directory Integration Platform 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) E10031-06
Chapter 17 Configuring Synchronization with a Connected Directory
Section 17.3.6 Configuring External Authentication Plug-ins

(Note: Also ran into the problem of having to include oidexcfg.jar and ldapjclnt11.jar in the $CLASSPATH as per:   java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError at oracle.ldap.extplg.oidexcfg - Configuring External Authentication Plugin in 11g <Document 1074101.1>.)

Configuring the external authentication plug-ins for AD in OUD fails:

oracle.ldap.extplg.oidexcfg returns that it cannot find the configuration entries:



Cause

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