OVD 11g Host Details not Saved in LDAP Adapter "LDAPException:malformed(Request2) protocol err" " Unable to discover remote LDAP servers via DNS" (Doc ID 2191142.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After configuring a new LDAP Adapter in OVD 11g, the host details are not saved in the adapter configuration even though a successful host verification was completed.
Also error thrown when attempting to view adapter in Data Browser tab "LDAPException:malformed(Request2) protocol err"

OVD diag logs reports the following error

""[2016-10-04T22:18:13.196-04:00] [octetstring] [ERROR] [OVD-60272] [com.octetstring.vde.backend.jndi.ODSEE unixldap.BackendJNDI] [tid: 81] [ecid: 0000LUIamJnCSsm5srP5iX1NvfjS000006,0] Unable to discover remote LDAP servers via DNS for: dc=oracle,dc=com."

Changes

 Adapter created using the "Use DNS for Auto Discovery" parameter set to Standard or Microsoft

Cause

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