Restoring or Re-Adding a Container Tree and its Entries in OID 11g Fails with: Add Failed. Host='oidhost.example.com' Details: [LDAP: error code 73 - PASSWORD OR USER NOT FOUND] Click "Back" button to specify correct values.

(Doc ID 2354395.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to restore or readd a container tree and entries into Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g fails in ODSM and with ldapadd command line.

Error from Oracle Directory Services Manager (ODSM):

Add Failed. Host='oidhost.example.com' Details: [LDAP: error code 73 - PASSWORD OR USER NOT FOUND] Click "Back" button to specify correct values.

Error from ldapadd:

adding new entry cn=Users,dc=example,dc=com
ldap_add: UnKnown Error Encountered
ldap_add: additional info: PASSWORD OR USER NOT FOUND

 

Changes

 

Cause

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