Login to OVD Manager as an Admin Fails With Server (401)Unauthorized (Doc ID 728479.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 10.1.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-May-2011***
OVD manager


Symptoms

Login as an Admin user from OVD Manager console fails with:

Unable to login to server abc.oracle.com:8888: (401)Unauthorized
org.eclipse.core.runtime.CoreException: Unable to login to server abc.oracle.com:8888: (401)Unauthorized

Changes

Admin users were added in OVD instance >Security tab as

ldap://abc.oracle.com:389/dc=test,dc=au,dc=oracle,dc=com??sub?(&(objectclass=*))

so that all users under dc=test are Admin users.

Cause

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