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OIDLDAPD Hangs or Unresponsive / Database Error: Ora=12154 in OC4J Log (Doc ID 804033.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2 to 10.1.4 [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


Intermittent ORA-12154 in the OC4J_Portal application.log file which causes an outage on
the entire portal application where the users are not able to view the SSO login page

During this situation an ldapbind hangs.

A ps -ef | grep oidldpad shows multiple instances of oidldapd running and listening on the same ports.

A restart of OID using opmnctl stopproc/startproc resolves the problem for a while until it happens again.


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