This bug is created as a clone of upstream ticket:
root DN, aka "cn=directory manager", should not be restricted by password policy. During ADD operations the root DN is incorrectly restricted by password policy. Updating an existing entry, doing a MOD, works as expected.
Test case: dirsrvtests/tickets/ticket47900_test.py
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wrote pytestdebug information to /export/ds/dirsrvtests/tickets/pytestdebug.log
Hence marking as VERIFIED
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.