Password change operation fails using SSSD against Oracle/Sun Directory Server fails and Tivoli Directory Server

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Issue

  • Password change operation fails using SSSD against Oracle/Sun Directory Server fails and Tivoli Directory Server:

    $ ssh ldap_user@zelda
    ldap_user@zelda's password:
    Password expired. Change your password now.
    Last login: Tue Jan 10 13:56:16 2012 from localhost
    
    WARNING: Your password has expired.
    You must change your password now and login again!
    Changing password for user ldap_user.
    Current Password:
    New password:
    Retype new password:
    Password change failed. Server message: Error in search for entry "oid=1.3.6.1.4.1.4203.1.11.1,cn=features,cn=config".
    passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
    Connection to zelda closed.
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • 5
    • 6
  • SSSD

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