Using ldapdelete With an LDIF File Fails With: ldap_delete: additional info: Entry to be deleted not found (Doc ID 758286.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 9.0.4 to 10.1.4.3 [Release 10gR1 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 30-Jan-2013

Symptoms

Trying to delete user from OID using the ldapdelete command with an LDIF file fails with:

 

[INFRA:~/infra/ldap/odi/samples]$ ldapdelete -h infra.vm.oracle.com -p 389 -D cn=orcladmin -w welcome1 -c -v -f users.ldif

deleting entry cn=ema1 lozano,cn=users,dc=vm,dc=oracle,dc=com
entry removed
deleting entry :cn=kenn jones,cn=users,dc=vm,dc=oracle,dc=com
ldap_delete: No such object
ldap_delete: matched: cn=Users, dc=vm,dc=oracle,dc=com
ldap_delete: additional info: Entry to be deleted not found.

 

 

Cause

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