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Error: 'simple bind failed $LDAP_Server:$LDAP_SSL_Port' And Error: 'No More Data Allowed for Version 1 Certificate' When Testing LDAP SSL Connection Within The P6 Administration Application (Doc ID 2371885.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2023

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After configuring SSL for LDAP Authentication settings within P6 EPPM Administration Application, the following error occurs when testing connection:

simple bind failed $LDAP_Server:$LDAP_SSL_Port

When configuring the P6 EPPM Administration Application to include debug level logging for SSL communication (, the following error is generated while retesting the LDAP SSL connection from the Administration Application:

AWT-EventQueue-0, handling exception: no more data allowed for version 1 certificate


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Configure LDAP for SSL using instruction noted within the following knowledge base document:  Configuring LDAP SSL For Primavera P6 Module Authentication (Doc ID 913433.1)
  2. Configure the P6 Administration Application with the SSL debug level flag:
    1. Open the adminpv.cmd (for Windows) or (for linux) file in a text editor.
    2. Add to the PRIMAVISION_OPTS variable:
      1. In Windows:  SET PRIMAVISION_OPTS=-Dprimavera.bootstrap.home="%PV_HOME%"
      2. In Linux:  PRIMAVISION_OPTS=-Dprimavera.bootstrap.home="$PV_HOME"
    3. Save the changes and close the editor.
  3. Launch the P6 Administrator application using the edited script file and login as the private database user (default privuser).
  4. Select the Authentication tab.
  5. Expand (Configuration) > Database Instance.
  6. Right-click the associated LDAP Connection Settings.
  7. Click Test Connection.
  8. Note the reported issue which occurs:
    • The 'simple bind' error will display as a popup message.
    • The LDAP SSL debug messaging will display in the associated command window or terminal which launched with the command/shell file execution.



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