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High Impact / Highly Pervasive APAR IJ46694 LDAP user logins or connections stop working


Risk classification

HIPER (High Impact and/or Pervasive)

Risk categories

Function Loss


LDAP user logins or connections stop working


When reconnecting to an LDAP server, AIX and VIOS LPARs using LDAP authentication for users can experience an issue where the LDAP client daemon becomes unresponsive until it is restarted. This unresponsiveness can result in LDAP authenticated users being unable to login or existing LDAP connections to stop working.
After applying the fix, the secldapclntd daemon must be restarted on the LDAP client with:
Note that restarting the secldapclntd daemon without the fix also temporarily resolves the issue, but a fix is needed on the LDAP client to avoid the issue reoccurring when reconnecting to an LDAP server.

Date first published

02 June 2023

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 June 2023