This post explains the steps to restore a deleted user from Oracle Internet Directory. The delete user will be available if the garbage collection is not executed and the tombstoned entry is not purged.
Steps to restore a deleted user from Oracle Internet Directory
To search the deleted user, execute the below ldapsearch command.
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.
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