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How to Configure the WebCenter Content (WCC) 11g-12c "sysadmin" User to Configure and Run the Admin Applications (Applets) from the Command Line (StandAlone) (Doc ID 1265076.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This note will provide steps to create/modify the local "sysadmin" user, to configure the JDBC connection and to run stand alone Administration Applications (applets) via Command Line (or Terminal) from the /bin directory (i.e. SystemProperties, ConfigurationManager, BatchLoader). 

See Knowledge Note to run via browsers:   How to Run WebCenter Content (WCC) 11g-12c Admin Applications (Applets) via Browsers (Doc ID 2522383.1)

Important to Understand about Users

WCC Server 11g and 12c use external users that come from WebLogic Server's (WLS) internal user store to manage user names and passwords; LDAP server or other user store that's integrated with WLS.  Most user management tasks must be performed in WLS Administration Console not WCC User Admin applet.  Although a WCC administrator can use the User Admin applet to create local users and assign passwords/roles for local users to be authenticated for access to WCC they must also be created/assigned passwords/roles using WLS.  A user created solely in WCC (User Admin) is not recognized by WLS.

By default the "sysadmin" user is used to run the stand-alone administration applets.  The default "sysadmin" password is a random encoded string which must be modified via User Admin Applet.

Sample of Errors if Configuration is Not Correct (not all inclusive):

Starting the applications in the WCC server's /bin directory may result in:


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In this Document
 Important to Understand about Users
 Sample of Errors if Configuration is Not Correct (not all inclusive):
 Configure Standalone (Command Line) Applets: 
 Set or Modify sysadmin Password
 BatchLoader Additional Step
 Test Applets via Command Line
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