On Startup Of Directory Server Instance [DSEE] It Is Asking For The Configuration Password - "Enter PIN for Internal (Software) Token"

(Doc ID 2173575.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 5.2 SP1 to 5.2 SP6 [Release 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
checked for currency: 01/26/18

Symptoms

Originally the Directory Server would start with no prompt but now it is asking for a password.

# /etc/init.d/directory start
Warning: Incorrect PIN may result in disabling the token
Enter PIN for Internal (Software) Token:

  

If the configuration password is entered, the DS continues to start.

Cause

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