Unable to Edit Attributes in the "cn=config" Entry Using Directory Service Control Center (DSCC) (Doc ID 2168778.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to edit attributes under "cn=config" branch using DSCC.

Example:
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1) Logon to DSCC console
http://hostname:port/dscc7/

2) Open DS instance.

3) Open "Entry Management" -> "Search" tab, and search "cn=config" as following

Base Search DN: Specify DN
Enter "cn=config"
Search Filter: Enter "cn=config"

4) Click the dn:cn=config in the Search Results, and open the "config - Entry Overview"

5) Edit an attribute, example using "nsslapd-return-exact-case":
E.X. : nsslapd-return-exact-case: on => off

6) Click "OK" button.  Error is returned, ie:
=> LDAP: error code 53 - Deleting attributes is not allowed

ERROR
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Error updating the server xxxxxx:xxx. The error is javax.naming.OperationNotSupportedException:
[LDAP: error code 53 - Deleting attributes is not allowed]; remaining name 'cn=config'

 

Cause

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