OUD 11g: Error - "The provided value could not be parsed as a valid distinguished name because character '@' at position # is not allowed in an attribute name" (Doc ID 2166908.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


When attempting to authenticate using an email address,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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The provided value could not be parsed as a valid distinguished name because character '@' at position # is not allowed in an attribute name


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following step:
Use ldapsearch to authenticate using an email address instead of a DN


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot authenticate using an email address

Cause

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