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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 JUNE 23, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 12.2.1.3.0 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : OUD11.1.2.3.0

When attempting to return ldapsearch data

the following error occurs.

ERROR
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 "result=1 message="The entry null specified as the search base does not exist in the Directory Server" nentries=1 etime=0"


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
[oracle@idsync1 bin]$ ./ldapsearch -p 1389 -D "cn=directory manager" -w iplanetsun -b "" -s one objectclass=\*
dn: cn=OracleContext
orclVersion: 90600
cn: OracleContext
objectClass: orclContext
objectClass: orclContextAux82
objectClass: top
objectClass: orclRootContext

dn: cn=OracleSchemaVersion
cn: OracleSchemaVersion
objectClass: orclContainer
objectClass: top

dn: dc=example,dc=com
orclversion: 90400
dc: example
orclsubscriberfullname: example
objectclass: domain
objectclass: orclSubscriber
objectclass: top

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
[oracle@idsync1 bin]$


BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Clients are not able to return data correctly

Changes

 

Cause

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