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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 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : OID version


1. Customer is using OID 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.

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

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.




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