Garbage Collection in Oracle Internet Directory

Garbage Collection in Oracle Internet Directory refers deleting any unwanted data from directory server. This unwanted data will fill up the disk space and will decrease the performance of Oracle Internet Directory server. Thus the garbage collection helps to restore the space occupied by this unwanted data and also helps to improve performance.

The Oracle Internet Directory garbage collection framework provides a default set of garbage collectors which helps to perform garbage collection in Oracle Internet Directory. We can edit or modify the default configuration according to our requirement.

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Unable to start OID- ORA-28002, ORA-28002: the password will expire within 7 days

This post explains the steps for fixing the OID startup issue - Unable to start OID- ORA-28002, ORA-28002: the password will expire within 7 days . While starting the OID server using the OPMN tool the following error was throwing in the OIDmonitor logs.

Guardian: Connecting to database, connect string is oiddb

 Guardian: [gsdsiConnect]ORA-28002, ORA-28002: the password will expire within 7 days

 Guardian: [oidmon]: Unable to connect to database, will retry again after 10 sec

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Install and configure Oracle Unified Directory 11GR2 PS2 (11.1.2.2)

Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) is a new directory product from Oracle. This post explains the steps to install and configure Oracle Unified Directory 11GR2 PS2 (11.1.2.2) as directory server.

Oracle Unified Directory server is capable of storage, proxy and replication. OUD is easy to install, configure, manage and monitor.

OUD comes with three main components.

Directory Server: Provides the LDAP functionality.

Proxy Server: Can be used for proxy LDAP requests.

Replication Server: Can be used for replication between OUD Servers or from ODSEE server.

 

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