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OUD 11g / 12c - How to Create an Alternate Bind DN for the Directory Root User (Doc ID 2436100.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal


Applications may have a hardcoded bind DN that is not cn=<DS_ADMIN> where that bind DN needs to have the same privileges as the <DS_ADMIN> user. The default Root User - cn=<DS_ADMIN> - is created during instance creation. An alternate bind DN can be created for the <DS_ADMIN> user so that either the new bind DN or cn=<DS_ADMIN> can be used to authenticate with the same password and with the same privileges. Another solution is that a new Root User can be created which could have different privileges configured from the <DS_ADMIN> user.

This article goes over the steps of how to create an alternative / alternate bind DN for the <DS_ADMIN> user using OUDSM / ODSM or by command line.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 
Configuring an Alternate Bind DN using OUDSM / ODSM
 Configuring an Alternate Bind DN by Command Line

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