OID 11g: OID External Authentication Fails with ldap_bind: Invalid credentials, and/or Log Error: "NullPointerException" and "Can't get ext DN" Plug-in Messages Due to the Absence of OrclSourceObjectDN Attribute (Doc ID 2147900.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.4.3 to 11.1.1 [Release 10gR3 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

User entries imported from Microsoft Active Directory (AD) to Oracle Internet Directory (OID) by use of directory synchronization.
Also the Java-based external authentication plug-ins is configured to authenticate user password on AD.

The OID user authentication fails as below:

Changes

 

Cause

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