Monday, February 1, 2010

Troubleshooting tips for LDAP command line tools

This post will talk about the problems and solutions that arises when LDAP command line tools are run for various scenarios.

Error:unable to locate message file: ldap.msb
Scenario: When you run any ldap tools like ldapmodify, ldapadd, ldapbind etc.,
Solution: Set the ORACLE_HOME env variable as shown below.
server@hostname homedir$ export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/orasoft/Oracle/Middleware/idm/Oracle_IDM1
server@hostname homedir$  echo $ORACLE_HOME

Now execute the ldap commands as shown below.
server@hostname homedir$ /u01/orasoft/Oracle/Middleware/idm/Oracle_IDM1/bin/ldapbind -h hostname -p 389 -D cn=orcladmin -w password
bind successful