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OUD 11g/12c - The rebuild-index Command Fails if the Attribute Index Has Not Been Defined Yet (Doc ID 1997521.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2020

Applies to:

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


When issuing the rebuild-index command on a specific attribute, it fails with the following errors -

$ ./rebuild-index -h <HOST> -p <PORT> -D "cn=<DS_ADMIN>" -j <PASSWORD_FILE> -X --baseDN "<SUFFIX_DN>" --index roomNumber
Rebuild Index task 20150408152503376 scheduled to start immediately
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="NOTICE" msgCount=0 msgID=9896349 message="Rebuild Index task 20150408152503376 started execution"
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="NOTICE" msgCount=1 msgID=9896306 message="The backend cn=userRoot,cn=Workflow Elements,cn=config is now taken offline"
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="SEVERE_ERROR" msgCount=2 msgID=10748756 message="An error occurred while attempting to perform index rebuild: / by zero"
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="MILD_ERROR" msgCount=3 msgID=14876687 message="Error Unavailable when searching for server state SearchOperation(connID=-1, opID=85, baseDN=<SUFFIX_DN>, scope=base, filter=(objectclass=*)) : The backend userRoot can not serve the request because it is disabled base dn : <SUFFIX_DN>"
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="SEVERE_ERROR" msgCount=4 msgID=14942281 message="An unexpected error Unavailable The backend userRoot can not serve the request because it is disabled occurred when searching for generation id for domain : <SUFFIX_DN>"
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="SEVERE_ERROR" msgCount=5 msgID=14942283 message="An unexpected error occurred when searching in <SUFFIX_DN> for the generation ID : null"
[08/Apr/2015:15:25:03 -0600] severity="NOTICE" msgCount=6 msgID=9896350 message="Rebuild Index task 20150408152503376 finished execution"
Rebuild Index task 20150408152503376 did not complete successfully

Please note that the userRoot backend in the above example is disabled as a result of rebuild-index failing to complete.  In order to restore access to the userRoot backend, the Directory Server instance must be restarted.




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