OVD 11g ldapsearch Fails with "Error Ldap_result: Can't Contact LDAP Server" "java.net.SocketException: Socket closed"

(Doc ID 2417343.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to search OVD 11g using  ldapsearch command fails with
 
"ldap_result: Can not contact LDAP server" after a few seconds of issuing the command

Example of search:
ldapsearch -h Ovdhostname -p 6501 -D cn=orcladmin -w %pwd '(&(objectclass=person)(orclmemberof=cn=groupInLDAP,cn=System,dc=us,dc=oracle,dc=com))'
ldap_result: Can't contact LDAP server

Errors found in OVD diagnostic log

[2018-06-20T17:40:56.706-03:00] [octetstring] [TRACE] [OVD-00001] [com.octetstring.vde.MessageHandler] [tid: 56] [ecid: %ecidNumber,0] Transmission to 10.10.10.10 interrupted.
[2018-06-20T17:40:56.707-03:00] [octetstring] [TRACE] [] [com.octetstring.vde.OperationHandler] [tid: 56] [ecid: %ecidNumbe,0] Operation error Error occured in communicating with client: java.net.SocketException: Socket closed.

 

Cause

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