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How to Unlock/Reset Super User cn=orcladmin When the ODS's Password Has Been Forgotten, Lost or is Unknown? (Doc ID 472752.1)

Last updated on JULY 23, 2020

Applies to:

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



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How to unlock/reset super user orcladmin when the ODS password has been forgotten or is unknown in Oracle Internet Directory (OID)?

Some errors that are associated with locked or invalid superuser credentials, and that can be corrected with the steps below, are as follows:

From the ldapbind command:
ldap_bind: Invalid credentials
ldap_bind: additional info: Super user login: cn=orcladmin


ldap_bind: additional info: Password Policy Error :9001: cn=orcladmin : Your account is locked.
Please contact the Administrator.

From the oidpasswd command:
ERROR * gsldpuUnlockSuAccount * ORA-1017:ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
ldap_bind: DSA is unwilling to perform



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