Unable To Start OUD Instance With Error - The string value [attribute] is not a valid value for the "attribute" property, which must have the following syntax: OID

(Doc ID 2401284.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.3.170117 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

From the OUD log - server.out:

[20/May/2018:04:56:51 -0500] category=CORE severity=NOTICE msgID=458891 msg=The Directory Server has sent an alert notification generated by class org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer (alert type org.opends.server.DirectoryServerShutdown, alert ID 458893): The Directory Server has started the shutdown process. The shutdown was initiated by an instance of class org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer and the reason provided for the shutdown was An error occurred while trying to start the Directory Server: An error occurred while trying to initialize a workflow element from class org.opends.server.workflowelement.localbackend.DBLocalBackendWorkflowElement with the information in configuration entry cn=userRoot,cn=Workflow elements,cn=config: org.opends.server.types.InitializationException: An error occurred while trying to initialize a backend loaded from class org.opends.server.backends.jeb.BackendImpl with the information in configuration entry cn=userRoot,cn=Workflow elements,cn=config: An error occurred while trying to decode the managed object configuration entry ds-cfg-attribute=obgroupsubscribenotification,cn=Index,cn=userRoot,cn=Workflow elements,cn=config: The Local DB Index could not be decoded due to the following reason: The string value "obgroupsubscribenotification" is not a valid value for the "attribute" property, which must have the following syntax: OID (ServerManagementContext.java:844 ServerManagementContext.java:779 ServerManagementContext.java:472 ServerManagedObject.java:498 DBLocalBackendWorkflowElementCfgDefn.java:3418 EntryContainer.java:768 RootContainer.java:407 RootContainer.java:455 RootContainer.java:372 BackendImpl.java:2102 BackendImpl.java:417 LocalBackendWorkflowElement.java:502 LocalBackendWorkflowElement.java:398 DBLocalBackendWorkflowElement.java:69 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:-2 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57 DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43 Method.java:606 WorkflowElementConfigManager.java:427 WorkflowElementConfigManager.java:369 WorkflowElementConfigManager.java:144 ...) (ConfigExceptionFactory.java:109 ServerManagementContext.java:482 ServerManagedObject.java:498 DBLocalBackendWorkflowElementCfgDefn.java:3418 EntryContainer.java:768 RootContainer.java:407 RootContainer.java:455 RootContainer.java:372 BackendImpl.java:2102 BackendImpl.java:417 LocalBackendWorkflowElement.java:502 LocalBackendWorkflowElement.java:398 DBLocalBackendWorkflowElement.java:69 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:-2 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57 DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43 Method.java:606 WorkflowElementConfigManager.java:427 WorkflowElementConfigManager.java:369 WorkflowElementConfigManager.java:144 DirectoryServer.java:10525 ...). This backend will be disabled. This workflow element will be disabled
[20/May/2018:04:56:51 -0500] category=BACKEND severity=NOTICE msgID=9896306 msg=The backend cn=virtualAcis,cn=Workflow Elements,cn=config is now taken offline
[20/May/2018:04:56:51 -0500] category=CORE severity=NOTICE msgID=458955 msg=The Directory Server is now stopped

 

 

Cause

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