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On BDA V4.2 Enabling AD Kerberos with 'bdacli enable ad_kerberos' Fails with: "Unable to create oracle user on the Active Directory" (Doc ID 2025717.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.


On BDA V4.2 enabling AD Kerberos with 'bdacli enable ad_kerberos' fails with:

INFO: Puppet agent run on node completed successfully.
INFO: Check the log file in /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/pagent--<TIMESTAMP>.log
ERROR: Unable to create oracle user on the Active Directory
INFO: Running bdadiagcluster...
INFO: Starting Big Data Appliance diagnose cluster at Mon Jun 22 22:17:19 2015

Manually running the command to create an AD user also fails:



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