OUD 11g/12c - ERROR "ldap_bind: Can't Contact LDAP Server" When Trying To Connect To the OUD Admin Port Using LDAP Commands From An Oracle Database Installation
(Doc ID 2398939.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Unified Directory - Version 220.127.116.11.0 to 18.104.22.168.180322 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On : 22.214.171.124.0 version, OUD Management Console
Error "ldap_bind: Can't contact LDAP server" trying to connect to the OUD Admin Port using LDAP commands from an Oracle Database installation
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
- Try to modify the password for an administrator user using ldapmodify from an Oracle Database installation
$ORACLE_HOME/bin/ldapmodify -h hostname -p 4444 -D "cn=admin,cn=administrators,cn=admin data" -w <PASSWORD> -v -f modify_password_adminuser.ldif
ldap_bind: Can't contact LDAP server
Same behavior is observed if the ldapsearch command is used against the OUD admin port
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, OUD administrators cannot reset their own passwords from an environment where there are no OUD ldap commands installed and the access to the OUD server is restricted
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