OID 10g Delete Audit is Not Working - No OID Audit Records Are Generated

(Doc ID 1966757.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 9.0.4 to 10.1.4.3 [Release 10gR1 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Steps to reproduce:
1. Enable audit for delete operations in Oracle Directory Manager (ODM / oidadmin) tool.
2. Restart Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 10g server, i.e. 10.1.4.3.
3. Delete a test user.
4. Check auditing records but there is No audit records generated for the deletion.

Delete Audit configuration can be done in oidadmin as follows:

Or, using command line:

a.  Create an ldif (text) file, e.g. MyAudit.ldif, with:

dn:
changetype: modify
replace: orclauditlevel
orclauditlevel: 1024

(Note that there should be no trailing spaces.)

The value set at command line is based on following documentation:

Oracle Internet Directory Administrator's Guide 10g (10.1.4.0.1) Part Number B15991-01
Chapter 14 Logging, Auditing, and Monitoring the Directory
Section 14.3 Using the Audit Log

b.  Run the following ldapmodify to apply the LDIF file:

% $ORACLE_HOME/bin/ldapmodify -h <OID_host> -p <OID_port> -D cn=orcladmin -w <password> -v -f  MyAudit.ldif

Cause

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