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OUD11g During Startup the OUD Proxy Marks the Extension as Down, the Message from the OpenLdap Server is "Result Code: 48 (Inappropriate Authentication)" (Doc ID 2351408.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.2.3.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  11.1.2.3.161018 version, Proxy & Load-Balancing

When attempting to integrate an external LDAP Server with OUD Proxy but are seeing error responses from the backend directory due to the nature of the OUD monitoring Bind request.,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
-----------------------
The simple bind attempt failed
Result Code:  48 (Inappropriate Authentication)




The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, OUD Proxy marks the backend directory as 'DOWN', even when the backend directory is available to connect to from the same host as the OUD proxy

Changes

If LDAP server is restricted for anonymous binds, OUD is considering the extension as down even with proper bindDN and bindPass configurations. 

Cause

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