Ldapsearch returning encoded value for cn attribute in OID

(Doc ID 2307108.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : OID 11.1.1.9.0 version

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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1. Customer is using OID 11.1.1.9 for resolving TNS Hostnames (This OID NOT used for EUS Authentication and Authorization).
2. Customer has a need to transition from OID to OUD - However noticing that this "cn" attribute in Oracle Context is encoded/encrypted, such as,


3. LDAP Search on this entry returns encrypted value for cn attribute.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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1. cn attribute is used for common name and not displayed as encoded.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Using Linux Delivered openLDAP based ldapsearch binary, Perform LDAP Search on the one of the database entry for Database TNS.
2. You can see the "cn" attribute with encrypted / encoded value.



Changes

 None

Cause

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