Windows Target Configuration Error. "Connection failed: Unable to get directory entry"

(Doc ID 2240508.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Privileged Account Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Privileged Account Manager, Administration UI

Windows Target Configuration Issues

The following error is encountered when attempting to configure Windows targets in the OPAM Administration console.


Connection failed: Unable to get directory entry.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Logon to the OPAM Administration console as a user with the Administrator Role.
  2. Click on Targets in the accordian menu.
  3. Attempt to add a Windows target type.



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