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ODSEE - A Password Change is Rejected with the Message "[LDAP: error code 19 - Value of attribute "userpassword" contains extended (8-bit) characters: xxxxxxxxx]" when Using Special Characters such as € , £ , ¥ (Doc ID 2064367.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 5.2 to [Release 5.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


There is a need to know the values that are not accepted by the userPassword attribute value.

For eg. Character '£' is not being accepted by LDAP in userPassword field.  There is a need to have list of all characters that are not supported so that application teams can implement client side check.


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