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Can not login to WebSphere Portal using wpsadmin

Posted on 2006-06-10
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Hi all,

I am using websphere portal server , that is connection to ldap for authentication , i am suddenly face a problem , where i can not sign on in the website using wpsadmin user (or any other user) , the message appear said that the user or password are incorrect ! i am sure they are correct because i use LDAP tool and search for them and they are correct , the question is how can i figure out what is the problem , noticed that there is not any error in the log files of Application server or portal server !

I know it is hard decide what is the problem , but i hope someone may faced this problem and found a solutions for it.

Best Regards,
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Question by:BinaryTree
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by:Peter Kwan
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Are you sure your configuration of LDAP for WPS is successful? You can check the logs during your configuration tasks.

BTW, what LDAP and version are you using?
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by:BinaryTree
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It is successful.

the log file does not show any error or any output !

LDAP : IBM Directory Server V 5.1

Thanks

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by:Waswiz
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What admin ID is used to perform the lookup of LDAP. Does thid ID has previllege to search LDAP ?

Check the ACIs on LDAP.
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by:BinaryTree
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Hi Waswiz,

How can id do that .. i dont have exp in LDAP

Thanks
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What is the bind DN used in the LDAP configuration of WPS ?
Do you know how to perform LDAPsearch? If yes search for the attribute aci and object class = *,  and look the aci containing the admin Id used...

I can give you the ldap search if you need.
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