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OID12c Unable to Create or Start OID Instances with oid_setup or oid_createInstance "oidctl add failed for instance" (Doc ID 2674577.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2023

Applies to:

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


NOTE: Affects High Availability environments and Single Host environments.

1. Configuring OID in High Availability (HA)
Using Oracle® Fusion Middleware High Availability Guide 12c (
Oracle Internet Directory High Availability Configuration Steps

Execute  oid_setup() and oid_createInstance() commands on HOST1
Packed and unpacked the domain on HOST2
Start NodeManager on HOST2
Attempt to start oid2 from wlst connection on HOST1
Component oid2 component not starting
No errors reported at command line or in Logs.

2. Attempting to create a second instance, e.g. oid2, the following error occurs:




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