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Custom Password Policy Import Reports Errors of Conflicting Password Policy Attributes (Doc ID 2285795.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The directory server password policy mode was set to DS5-compatibility-mode.  An attempt was made to copy an existing custom password policy and import it.

The following error about conflicting attributes was reported .

adding new entry cn=Test Local Admins Password Policy,ou=Special Users,dc=example,dc=com
ldap_add: DSA is unwilling to perform
ldap_add: additional info: (Password Policy: add policy entry) An LDAP operation must not contain both types passwordLockoutDuration (passwordPolicy) and pwdLockoutDuration (sunPwdPolicy).


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