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Novell eDirectory - get user's memberships failed

2018-04-04 12:46:35,818 Caesium-1-1 DEBUG ServiceRunner     [c.a.c.d.ldap.cache.RemoteDirectoryCacheRefresher] loading remote groups
2018-04-04 12:46:35,818 Caesium-1-1 ERROR ServiceRunner     [] Group Search DN could not be parsed
javax.naming.InvalidNameException: Invalid name: IPLDAP


Caused by: org.springframework.ldap.UncategorizedLdapException: Unable to find the groupname of the principal.


Connecting to Novell eDirectory fails

Is there someone who get it working. 

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Andy Heinzer Atlassian Team Apr 05, 2018

Hi Harald,

Typically this kind of error indicates there is a problem with one or more of the values in the base dn, user dn, and/or group dn that Jira is using to try to make these LDAP requests to.   There is a related KB on this problem from our bitbucket space in

I realize this is for Jira and not bitbucket, but the error messages are lining up so closely that I think this is the same problem and in turn it likely has the same source cause.  Try following that KB and let us know the results.


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