How to Compare Other Users' Passwords Using ldapcompare As A Non-Orcladmin OID User?

(Doc ID 814575.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


An ldapcompare of a another user's password by a non-orcladmin user fails with:

ldapcompare -h localhost -D "cn=myuser,cn=users,dc=mycompany,dc=com" -w welcome1 -p 389 -a userpassword -b "cn=portal,cn=Users,dc=mycompany,dc=com" -v "welcome1"
ldap_compare_s: Insufficient access

This note addresses how to correct this.


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