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EUS - ORA-28030: Server Encountered Problems Accessing OUD (Doc ID 1986819.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Affected DB versions -, 11.2.x, and including


EUS authentication fails with the following errors:

oud-/$ sqlplus

SQL*Plus: Release Production on Thu Mar 5 07:36:11 2015

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Enter user-name: user.0
Enter password:
ORA-28030: Server encountered problems accessing LDAP directory service

oud-/u01/Middleware/asinst_1/OUD/logs$ tail access

[05/Mar/2015:07:36:14 -0700] CONNECT conn=69 from=<IP>:33503 to=<IP>:1636 protocol=LDAPS
[05/Mar/2015:07:36:14 -0700] DISCONNECT conn=69 reason="I/O Error" msg="Client requested protocol SSLv3 not enabled or not supported"

This problem will occur using any JDK version greater than JDK 7u75 -\


Authentication failure occurred after following KM doc:
CVE-2014-3566 Instructions to Mitigate the SSL v3.0 Vulnerability (aka "Poodle Attack") in Oracle Unified Directory (Doc ID 1950331.1)
to disable SSLv3.


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