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Test Connection Of LDAP SSL Configuration Produces Error "Connecton Test was not successful" And Weblogic Log "socket closed" (Doc ID 2606652.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2019

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version to [Release 17.12]
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 18.8 to [Release 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to press the Test Connection button to test the LDAP SSL connection,
the following error occurs.

"Connection Test was not successful."

And weblogic exception "{LDAP server host}:{port}; socket closed"

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Configure LDAP SSL for authenticating P6 Web logins.
2. Users are able to login P6 Web successfully.
3. Log on the web module of Primavera P6 Administration.
4. Go to Authentication -> the P6 configuration -> Database instance. The LDAP connection settings are configured correctly. The "SSL" option is checked.
5. Press the Test Connection. Above error symptom appears.

Note: Users are still able to login P6 Web successfully through LDAP SSL.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the Test Connection result incorrectly indicates the SSL connection status.


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