ldapsearches Fail With "ldap_search: Sizelimit exceeded " / Setting -z Size Limit for Ldapsearch (Doc ID 784319.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 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 13-Jun-2013***

Symptoms

Short running ldapsearch are working, but long running (12 million users) fail to complete, with:

ldapsearch -h 172.xxx.xxx.64 -p 389 -D "cn=orcladmin" -w manager1 -L -b "o=xxx,dc=xxxxx,dc=com" -s sub "(objectclass=*)" > dump.ldif

ldap_search: Sizelimit exceeded

Cause

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