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How to Unlock/Reset Super User cn=orcladmin When the DB ODS Password Has Been Forgotten, Lost or is Unknown / Not Known? (Doc ID 472752.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2 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 / not known 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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