ODSEE 11g ldapmodify fails with error "ldap_add: Can't connect to the LDAP server - Invalid argument" (Doc ID 2198048.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following ldapsearch works fine on dsee:
ldapsearch -x -h localhost -p 389 -D "uid=bjense,ou=people,dc=example,dc=com" -w mypassword -b dc=example,dc=com '(uid=bjensen)'


But the following ldapmodify does not work on the same machine.
ldapmodify -a -h localhost -p 389 -D "cn=directory manager" -w mypassword -f /tmp/change1.ldif
adding new entry uid=bjense,ou=people,dc=example,dc=com
ldap_add: Can't connect to the LDAP server - Invalid argument
ldap_add: matched: ou=people,dc=example,dc=com

Changes

 Directory server was cloned and moved to a new network.

Cause

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