LDAP / AD connection issue - SSLHandshakeException: timestamp check failed
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:Identity Manager Connector - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Active Directory (AD)
also other LDAP servers
**Checked for Relevance on 10-May-2013**
When Oracle Identity Manager (OIM) tries to communicate with Active Directory, SSL Handshake exceptions result. It use to work fine up until today and all of a sudden SSL connections to the LDAP server no longer work.
Problem getting InitialDirContext: javax.naming.CommunicationException: simple bind failed: faq01.obj.example.com:636
[Root exception is javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX
path validation failed: java.security.cert.CertPathValidatorException: timestamp check failed]
The SSL certificate on the LDAP server just expired.
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