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OAM 11g: X509 Authentication Fails If User Logon Attribute Has a Comma (Doc ID 1967137.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

X509 authentication fails if the logon attribute, subject.CN, has a comma in it.

For this case,

user for testing purposes is "a,b" (without the double quotes).
The entry of the DN in LDAP is "a\,b" and the CN is "a,b".
The cn on the certificate is just "a,b" (without the quotes).

We are having an issue whereby the subject.cn of a user certificate has a comma in it, and Oracle Access Manager (OAM) is not letting the user complete the login process.

In OAM server log:

Cause

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