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OID 11g/12c: LDAP Error Code 68- Object already Exists While Creating User in OIM to OID (Doc ID 2440368.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2019

Applies to:

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


On : version, OID LDAP Server

Cannot create the same CN under a given OID container.

ERROR from OIM log file
2018-8-27.... Creating user
org.identityconnectors.framework.common.exceptions.AlreadyExistsException: cn=<USERNAME LST>,cn=Users,dc=<COMPANY>,dc=com
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.schema.LdapSchemaMapping.create(
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.modify.LdapCreate$1.access(
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.schema.GuardedPasswordAttribute$Simple$1.access(
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.schema.GuardedPasswordAttribute$Simple.access(
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.modify.LdapCreate.executeImpl(
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.modify.LdapCreate.execute(
at org.identityconnectors.ldap.LdapConnector.create(
at org.identityconnectors.framework.impl.api.local.operations.CreateImpl.create(
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor3427.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create an User with Same CN value either in OID directly or via any Integrated application like OIM or OAM etc.


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