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OUD - When Running MODRDN on an Entry Affected by a Join Workflow Element Configuration - Receiving Error "MODIFYDN operation failed in participant... because RDN attribute 'uid' is defined as the Join Attribute" (Doc ID 2157985.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022

Applies to:

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


Unable to move or rename an entry by using a modify DN operation and entry being modified is affected by a Join Workflow Element configuration.

Error -

ldapmodify: Internal (implementation specific) error (80)
additional info: MODIFYDN operation failed in participant 'ou=active_accounts,ou=people,<SUFFIX_DN>' for entry 'uid=<UID_1>,ou=active_accounts,ou=people,<SUFFIX_DN> because RDN attribute 'uid' is defined as the Join Attribute

Using the following ldif:

dn: uid=<UID_1>,ou=active_accounts,ou=people,<SUFFIX_DN>
changetype: moddn
newRDN: uid=<UID_1>
deleteoldrdn: 1
newsuperior: ou=revoked_users,<SUFFIX_DN>


Note: In the example above, the value of the new RDN is the same as the current RDN but deleteoldRDN was specified with a value of 1.

According to -

Changing an RDN





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