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Connections from 8i Using LDAP Naming Resolution Fail with TNS-3505 (Doc ID 550616.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 26, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version:
This problem can occur on any platform.
All connections using LDAP naming resolution from version 8i fail


Connections from Oracle version 8i (8.1.7.x), using LDAP naming resolution fail with TNS-03505 Failed to resolve name
Using version 9.2 or later version, using same OID server and LDAP entry works fine

Oracle Net Client trace for sqlplus scott/tiger@orcl shows

OID server test on port 389 is found

nnflilc: Opening sync conn to test:389 
nnflalc: entry 
nnflalc: bind call returns

Query directory for entry orcl in under context dc=uk,dc=oracle,dc=com 

nnflrne: Quering the directory for distinguished name cn=orcl,cn=OracleContext,dc=uk,dc=oracle,dc=com

orcl entry is not found

nnfun2a: address for name "orcl" not found

The entry orcl is not a type orclnetdescstring but aliasedobjectname

This can be confirmed by using Oracle Directory Manager (ODM) and navigating to the entry in the context. This will show objectclass: orclNetServiceAlias


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