Bootstrap Fails with 'userbase%: [LDAP: error code 34 - Invalid DN]' (Doc ID 333458.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version: 10.1.2.0.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Bootstrap fails with either of the following bootstrap.log errors:
ERROR: [Tue Sep 06 16:33:09 EST 2005] Initialization of the LDAP source connector - 0 to read - %userbase% failed
INFO: [Tue Sep 06 16:33:09 EST 2005] LDAP source connector - 0 search filter - null
ERROR: [Tue Sep 06 16:33:09 EST 2005] %userbase%: [LDAP: error code 34 - Invalid DN]
ERROR: [Tue Sep 06 16:33:09 EST 2005] ODIException: %userbase%: [LDAP: error code 34 - Invalid DN]
OR
ERROR: [Thu Jun 08 12:02:03 CEST 2006] users.amsterdam.politie.nl: [LDAP: error code 34 - 0000208F: NameErr: DSID-031001AA, Problem 2006 (BAD_NAME), data 8350, best match of: 'users.amsterdam.politie.nl']
ERROR: [Thu Jun 08 12:02:03 CEST 2006] ODIException: users.amsterdam.politie.nl: [LDAP: error code 34 - 0000208F: NameErr: DSID-031001AA, Problem 2006 (BAD_NAME), data 8350, best match of: 'users.amsterdam.politie.nl']
      at oracle.ldap.odip.bootstrap.ReaderFactory$FactoryLDAPReader.init(ReaderFactory.java:371)
      at oracle.ldap.odip.bootstrap.ODIBootstrap.bootstrap(ODIBootstrap.java:491)
      at oracle.ldap.odip.engine.DIPAssistant.doBootstrap(DIPAssistant.java:2129)
      ...

Cause

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