catalog.sh Password for OiD user is WRONG Cannot execute this tool (Doc ID 949543.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version: 9.0.4 to 10.1.4 - Release: 10gR1 to 10gR3

Symptoms

Getting error when performing catalog.sh tool:

OID version 10.1.2.x
./catalog.sh -connect infra -add -attr pwdchangedtime
this tool can only be executed if you know database user password for OiD
Enter OiD password ::
Password for OiD user is WRONG..
Cannot execute this tool ...

OID version 10.1.4.x
./catalog connect="infra" add=true attribute="pwdchangedtime"
This tool can only be executed if you know database user password for OID
Enter OID Password ::
Invalid Password

Cause

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