Connecting To ODSEE Directory Server Gives Error Code 48 (err=48) (Doc ID 2078829.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 7.0 to 11.1.1.7.3 [Release 7.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OAM connection to Directory Server may give errors such as,

oracle.security.idm.OperationFailureException: javax.naming.AuthenticationNotSupportedException: [LDAP: error code 48 - Inappropriate Authentication]

Also, in the access log error such as this may appear if using a standard ldapsearch or using an ldap browser to connect.

% grep conn=925 access
[13/Nov/2015:17:04:33 +0800] conn=925 op=-1 msgId=-1 - fd=2072 slot=2072 LDAP connection from 10.1.2.3:39661 to 10.1.2.3
[13/Nov/2015:17:04:33 +0800] conn=925 op=0 msgId=899 - BIND dn="uid=dsee_admin,cn=Administrators,cn=config" method=128 version=3
[13/Nov/2015:17:04:33 +0800] conn=925 op=0 msgId=899 - RESULT err=48 tag=97 nentries=0 etime=0
%

Cause

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