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OUD to OIM Reconciliation Fails with "LDAP: error code 34" and "USER_NAME could not be parsed as a valid distinguished name .... unless the ds-cfg-allow-attribute-name-exceptions configuration option is enabled" (Doc ID 2811363.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 12.2.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to reconcile  a specific user "WLS_IAM_USER" from OUD to OIM.

From OIM "SSO User Full Reconciliation" Scheduler job was run with filter" equalTo('cn','WLS_IAM_USER')" to reconcile user "WLS_IAM_USER" from OUD.

Recon is failing with the below errors.

javax.naming.InvalidNameException: WLS_IAM_USER: [LDAP: error code 34 - The provided value "WLS_IAM_USER" could not be parsed as a valid distinguished name because the underscore character is not allowed in an attribute name unless the ds-cfg-allow-attribute-name-exceptions configuration option is enabled]; remaining name 'WLS_IAM_USER'
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.processReturnCode(LdapCtx.java:3198)
at com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtx.processReturnCode(LdapCtx.java:2996)



Cause

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