Oracle Access Manager(OAM) 11g: Authentication Against Multiple LDAPs Failing "System Error" (Doc ID 2221743.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Chained authentication which uses multiple Ldap Servers which has same user with different passwords is failing with "System Error". OAM log has the error below.

Plugin Execution Failed.[[
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.security.am.engines.common.identity.provider.impl.ids.IDSUserProviderImpl.authenticateUser(IDSUserProviderImpl.java:890)
at oracle.security.am.engines.common.identity.provider.impl.IdentityProviderImpl.authenticateUser(IdentityProviderImpl.java:1341)

 

Cause

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