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

Last updated on JULY 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.0.3.00.03 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A 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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