APEX LDAP Authentication Returns "Invalid Login Credentials" When User Contains "\" (Doc ID 2125690.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 5.0.3.00.03 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Apex upgraded 5.0.3.00.03

The application uses LDAP authentication scheme.
The Apex login screen just returns "Invalid Login Credentials".

The LDAP server is Active Directory and DN string '%LDAP_USER%' is used.

Example of settings used:


Using DBMS_LDAP  from the database works fine using the same AD username/password.

Changes

 Upgraded to APEX 5.0.x.

Cause

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