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OUD - For Replacing a Certificate the Documentation States ""There is no need to restart the server after the new certificate is installed.", - Clients Unable to Reconnect Until after Restart (Doc ID 2313246.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2021

Applies to:

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


After add a new certificate to the keystore of the primary OUD server to replace an expiring certificate.

Following the next documentation:

Which states that:

"There is no need to restart the server after the new certificate is installed. The new certificate is used immediately for subsequent attempts to access the server for associated client connections. Existing connections are not reestablished."

The Customer experience differed greatly from this expected behavior.  Their clients were unable to connect until after the OUD process was restarted.

After in-house testing, it was proven that the documentation was misleading and inaccurate.


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