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Password Filter Install Constraint Violation Name Reference is Invalid (Doc ID 438093.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.4 to 10.1.4 [Release 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


Constraint Violation

The server side error is "The name reference is invalid"
This is an issue with the 10.1.4 Microsoft Active Directory Password filter.

Background: Our domain that we are installing this on is (dn
dc=test,dc=test1,dc=net). However, there are other domains in the AD

While installing the prepAD.ldif failed with the following error:
(Aug 29, 2006 10:32:16 AM), Install,,
dbg, C:\Program Files\oracle\ADPasswordFilter\prepAD.ldif
(Aug 29, 2006 10:32:16 AM), Install,,
err, in LDAPOperation
(Aug 29, 2006 10:32:16 AM), Install,,
err, [LDAP: error code 19 - 000020B5: AtrErr: DSID-031522A8, #1:
0: 000020B5: DSID-031522A8, problem 1005 (CONSTRAINT_ATT_TYPE), data 0, Att
9030e (objectCategory)

We subsequently tried to load that ldif file with ldifde (Windows command line)
and received the following errors:
Connecting to ""

Logging in as current user using SSPI

Importing directory from file "prepad.ldif"

Loading entries
Entry DN:,DC=test,DC=test1,DC=net
changetype: add
Attribute 0),DC=test,DC=test1,DC=net
Attribute 1) instanceType:4
Attribute 2)
Attribute 3)
Attribute 4) objectClass:organizationalUnit
Attribute 5)

Add error on line 1: Constraint Violation

The server side error is "The name reference is invalid."

0 entries modified successfully.

An error has occurred in the program

ldapmodify produced a similiar error.

The problem is that that the ldif file references the following object
=net when in actuality, our object category is:


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