How to Use LDAP_PASSWORD_PROMPTONLY New Feature in OID 10g 10.1.4.3 and Higher (Doc ID 843864.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.4.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to use LDAP_PASSWORD_PROMPTONLY feature (new in OID 10.1.4.3) to force protection of passwords by avoiding entering the exposed password on the command line.

For example, when using the -w parameter  the password is exposed on command line as shown here:
ldapbind -D cn=orcladmin -w welcome1
bind successful

Solution

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