Modifying an Attribute in OID 11g that Does Not Contain an EQUALITY Condition Fails with: ldap_modify: Constraint violation
Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Internet Directory - Version 188.8.131.52.0 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After creating a new attribute with no EQUALITY condition in Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g 220.127.116.11.0 or 18.104.22.168.0, and then use it as a search filter, then no longer able to modify the attribute without restarting OID when having default setting of orclautocatalog=1.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Confirm orclautocatalog in DSA config is set to 1 (default value).
2. Create an attribute with NO EQUALITY condition.
3. Create a user/entry with that attribute.
4. Modify the attribute. It completes successfully.
5. Search for the user with the attribute created by step 1, e.g.:
7. At this point, unable to modify the attribute unless restarting the OID server process.
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