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ODSEE - LDAP Bind Password Error "ldap_simple_bind: Invalid credentials" After Providing Correct Bind Password (Doc ID 2714495.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Invalid credentials error when password is included in the command -

<ODSEE_INSTALL_ROOT>/dsrk/bin/ldapsearch -h <HOSTNAME> -D "cn=<DS_ADMIN>" -w <PASSWORD> -b "<BASE_DN>" cn=<PROXY_AGENT> modifyTimestamp pwdChangedTime
ldap_simple_bind: Invalid credentials

No error when password is entered manually (specifying a -w - in the ldapsearch command)

<ODSEE_INSTALL_ROOT>/dsrk/bin/ldapsearch -h <HOSTNAME> -D "cn=<DS_ADMIN>" -w - -b "<BASE_DN>" cn=<PROXY_AGENT> modifyTimestamp pwdChangedTime

Enter bind password:
version: 1
dn: cn=<PROXY_AGENT>,<BASE_DN>
modifyTimestamp: 20200921034618Z
pwdChangedTime: 20200921034618Z

Cause

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