11g Grid Control: Modifying SYSMAN Password Fails with "User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated" (Doc ID 1114640.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2012

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version: 11.1.0.1 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to change the SYSMAN password in the 11g Grid Control setup using:

cd <OMS_HOME>/bin
emctl config oms -change_repos_pwd -change_in_db -old_pwd <new_pwd> -new_pwd <new_pwd>

-  The command failing with error:

cd /u01/app/oracle/Middleware/oms11g/bin
emctl config oms -change_repos_pwd -change_in_db -old_pwd oracle123 -new_pwd oracle456
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Release 1 Grid Control
Copyright (c) 1996, 2010 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
java.lang.SecurityException: User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated.
Error occured. Check the logs.

-  The <EM_INSTANCE_HOME>/sysman/log/secure.log shows:

2010-05-20 20:39:05,556 [main] INFO oms.AdminCredsWalletUtil setInstanceHome.164 - Getting credentials from wallet
2010-05-20 20:39:06,084 [main] INFO oms.AdminCredsWalletUtil setInstanceHome.179 - Read the credentials from wallet
2010-05-20 20:39:06,085 [main] INFO util.EmctlUtil logp.251 - Connecting over t3s to: gridcontrol.storage.acrc/7101 using id: weblogic
2010-05-20 20:39:07,453 [main] ERROR util.EmctlUtil logp.251 - Exception caught while attempting to connect to mbean server over t3s: User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated.
java.lang.SecurityException: User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated.
at weblogic.common.internal.RMIBootServiceImpl.authenticate(RMIBootServiceImpl.java:116)
at weblogic.common.internal.RMIBootServiceImpl_WLSkel.invoke(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.invoke(BasicServerRef.java:589)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef$1.run(BasicServerRef.java:477)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:363)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:147)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.handleRequest(BasicServerRef.java:473)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.wls.WLSExecuteRequest.run(WLSExecuteRequest.java:118)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:201)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:173)
2010-05-20 20:39:07,454 [main] INFO util.EmctlUtil logp.251 - Unable to get mbean conn over t3s :User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated.
2010-05-20 20:39:07,454 [main] INFO util.EmctlUtil logp.251 - Retrying over t3.
2010-05-20 20:39:07,455 [main] ERROR oms.ChangeReposPwd logp.251 - User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated.
java.lang.SecurityException: User: weblogic, failed to be authenticated.
....

Changes

The WebLogic Server user (weblogic) password has been changed.

Cause

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