OID 11g Replication Configuration Fails with: [ERROR:8] In gslricaReadReplConfig, failure connecting to server, <hostname1>. mycompany.com. | Main:: Unable to read replication configuration information (Doc ID 2099047.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.9.0 version, OID Replication Server

OID - Replication configuration

How to Setup LDAP Multi-Master Replication at Command Line in OID 11g (Doc ID 1372095.1) was used to configure replication between oid1 on hostname1 and oid1 on hostname2 (multi master replica).

ERROR
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The following error message appears in the OID replication log file at /u01/Middleware/asinst_1/diagnostics/logs/OID/oid1/oidrepld00-0000.log

oidrepld: Release 11.1.1.9.0 - Production on wed jan 20 12:44:00 2016

[2016-01-20T12:44:00.298546-05:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDREPLD] [host: <hostname1>] [pid: 32118] [tid: 0] Main:: Starting OIDREPLD against <hostname1>.oracle.com:389...

[2016-01-20T12:44:00.303048-05:00] [OID] [NOTIFICATION:16] [] [OIDREPLD] [host: <hostname1>] [pid: 32118] [tid: 0] Main:: gslrubbSSLPortCheck::Can't Connect to Server:: <hostname1>.oracle.com:389.

[2016-01-20T12:44:00.303117-05:00] [OID] [ERROR:8] [23011] [OIDREPLD] [host: <hostname1>] [pid: 32118] [tid: 0] Main:: In gslricaReadReplConfig, failure connecting to server, <hostname1>.oracle.com.

[2016-01-20T12:44:00.303162-05:00] [OID] [ERROR:8] [23004] [OIDREPLD] [host: <hostname1>] [pid: 32118] [tid: 0] Main:: Unable to read replication configuration information


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Used the following command to start repld process on <hostname1>:
oidctl connect=OIDDB server=oidrepld instance=1 componentname=oid1 flags="host=<hostname1>.oracle.com port=389" start
oidctl:oidmon is up and running on <hostname1>.oracle.com
oidctl:Waiting for oidmon to start OIDREPLD (instance=1)

Cause

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