Unable To Authenticate Via X.509 Based Authentication if the Value Extracted from the Certificate Contains Brackets in It (Doc ID 2214941.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

X509 based authentication fails in OAM if the value extracted from the client certificate contains brackets in it ((e.g. username (ext))

Adding a filter condition in UserIdentificationPlugin step from X509Plugin like KEY_LDAP_FILTER: uid={SUBJECT.CN} fails with error:

"Failure locating user with search base: ou=people,dc=oracle,dc=com. filter:
(uid={0}) and arguments: OIDStore, for idstore oracle.igf.ids.IDSException: Invalid filter with exception {4}"

Cause

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