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Adding a Long List of Illegal Password Values to an OID 11g Password Policy Fails with Error: Modify Failed. Host='oidhost' Details: [LDAP: error code 2 - Decoding Error] (Doc ID 2255937.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Adding a long list list of illegal password values (over a thousand values) in Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g password policy via Oracle Directory Services Manager (ODSM) as comma separated values fails with:

(x) Error
Modify Failed. Host='<OID_HOSTNAME>' Details: [LDAP: error code 2 - Decoding Error]

Via command line also fails with:


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