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OUD 11g/12c - F5 Load Balancer May Lead to LDAP Result Message of "The Directory Server Is Currently In The Process Of Closing This Client Connection" (Doc ID 2304352.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In a LDAP environment where a F5 load balancer routes LDAP traffic to multiple OUD instances, a result message of "The Directory Server is currently in the process of closing this client connection" may be observed in the OUD access logs, as exemplified by the logging snippet below...

[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] CONNECT <......> from=<IP_ADD>:<PORT> to=<IP_ADD>:<PORT> protocol=LDAP
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] BIND REQ <......> op=0 msgID=1 type=SIMPLE dn="uid=<USER.1>,ou=people,dc=<SUFFIX_DN>" version=3
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] BIND RES <......> op=0 msgID=1 result=0 authDN="uid=<USER.1>,ou=people,dc=<SUFFIX_DN>" etime=1
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] SEARCH REQ <......> op=1 msgID=2 base="ou=people,dc=<SUFFIX_DN>" scope=sub filter="(uid=<USER.1>)" attrs="ALL"
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] SEARCH RES <......> op=1 msgID=2 result=0 nentries=1 etime=2
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] ABANDON REQ <......> op=2 msgID=3 idToAbandon=2
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] ABANDON RES <......> op=2 msgID=3 result=119 etime=0
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] UNBIND REQ <......> op=3 msgID=4
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] BIND REQ <......> op=4 msgID=1 type=SIMPLE dn="uid=<USER.1>,ou=people,dc=<SUFFIX_DN>" version=3
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] BIND RES <......> op=4 msgID=1 result=53 message="The Directory Server is currently in the process of closing this client connection" etime=0
[25/Aug/2017:17:14:16 +0100] DISCONNECT <......> reason="Client Unbind"

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Cause

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