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OID 11g Fails to Start After Planned (Patching) Outage. ODS DB User Password Keeps Getting Locked. Oidmon Log Shows: Guardian: [gsdsiConnect] ORA-28000, ORA-28000: the account is locked (Doc ID 2014736.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g, e.g., version.

After planned outage for patching, started all processes, but opmnctl process errors on oidldap startup:

opmnctl startproc: starting opmn managed processes...
opmn id=<host:port>
Response: 0 of 1 processes started.

ias-instance id=asinst_1

--> Process (index=1,uid=852446989,pid=5614)
 time out while waiting for a managed process to start

Tried unlocking the OID database (DB) account ODS from slqplus, then stopping all processes and starting only opmn daemon then only OID with opmnctl startproc, e.g.:



OID server was restarted after patching outage.


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