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Bind Response: InvalidCredentials

Sometimes I get the strangest things that come across my desk. As a manager, I don’t have a lot of time for troubleshooting so when I do get ahold of something, it’s fun to tear apart. I told my team about my findings. One of them asked how I arrived at the answer… so I thought I’d blog it just in case it interests anyone else. As a favor to a coworker, I looked into an application configuration problem that was described as such: Application is configured for LDAP. All users can successfully log into the application except one person. This one person is also the administrator of the application. The app owner indicated they were seeing timeout errors in their logs. There was no denying it. The call was timing out: Servlet.service() for servlet dispatcher threw exception javax.naming.NamingException: LDAP response read timed out , timeout used:-1ms.; remaining name '' at com.sun.jndi.ldap.Connection.readReply( at com.s