OUD11g - "The LDAP password modify operation failed with result code 53 Error Message: The current password must be provided for self password changes"

(Doc ID 2332131.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.2.3.170718 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to change the password using ldappasswordmodify for a user with a password policy that requires the current password to change a password (ds-cfg-password-change-requires-current-password: true), the ldappasswordmodify operation fails with result code 53 - The current password must be provided for self password changes.

For example -

Cause

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