Oracle Linux 7: Command ldapadd Fails with "ldap_add: Other (e.g., implementation specific) error (80)"

(Doc ID 2336819.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Linux 7.x, the OpenLDAP configuration received an Error 80 when it's trying to upload the back_hdb module.

# ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f config-ldap-linux-01.ldif
SASL/EXTERNAL authentication started
SASL username: gidNumber=0+uidNumber=0,cn=peercred,cn=external,cn=auth
SASL SSF: 0
adding new entry "cn=module,cn=config"
adding new entry "olcDatabase=hdb,cn=config"
ldap_add:Other(e.g.,implementation specific) error (80)
additional info : <olcAccess> handler exited with 1

Cause

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