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OUD - Search Using Deeply Nested Filter Succeeds in ODSEE But Fails or is Slow in OUD (Doc ID 2385736.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


Searching against OUD using a deeply nested search filter may fail or appear to hang. The same search issued against ODSEE will succeed and return in a timely fashion.

Some additional observations when deeply nested search filters are employed against OUD...

- The search operation may never complete, even after an OUD server defined time limit of 1 minute.
- The load on the server may climb and the CPU being utilized by the OUD java process may increase.
- After ending the client application that issued the search with the deeply nested filter, CPU utilization for the OUD process may remain high.

Below is an example of a deeply nested search filter that causes problems on OUD. While the filter is not well formulated, it is still technically valid...


Migration from ODSEE to OUD.


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