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OUD 12c - How to Obtain the PIN for the "ads" Certificate Database and Renew/Regenerate/Set the "ads-certificate" Used for Replication (Doc ID 2884315.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2023

Applies to:

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


How is it possible to set the OUD ads-certificate for replication? 


Starting with 12c version and detailed in Updates in April 2021 Documentation Refresh for 12c Release the "ads-keystore.PIN" file no longer exists in the OUD config path for the ads certificate database.

For versions of OUD prior to, reference this KM:

OUD 11g - How to List/Renew/Regenerate/Set the "ads-certificate" Used for Replication (Doc ID 1619734.1)


Without the ads certificate pin information it is impossible to 'set' a certificate for replication, ie;

For example -



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In this Document
 To "list" the certificate used for replication using 'dsreplication'
 To 'regenerate' or 'renew' the certificate used for replication using 'dsreplication'
 How to set a specific certificate for replication.
 How to check the replication functionality after certificate change

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