OUD11g Clients Receive "Result Code: 1 (Operations Error) Additional Information: The entry null specified as the search base does not exist in the Directory Server" when Searching the RootDSE
(Doc ID 2362837.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Unified Directory - Version 184.108.40.206.0 to 220.127.116.11.0 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On OUD11g, when attempting to return ldapsearch data the following error occurs.
"result=1 message="The entry null specified as the search base does not exist in the Directory Server" nentries=1 etime=0"
The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
$ ./ldapsearch -p <LDAP_PORT> -D "cn=<DS_ADMIN>" -w <PASSWORD> -b "" -s one objectclass=\*
SEARCH operation failed
Result Code: 1 (Operations Error)
Additional Information: The entry null specified as the search base does not exist in the Directory Server
The issue has the following business impact:
Clients are not able to return data correctly
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