Incorrect OC4jadmin Password While Applying Patchset 10.1.3.5 (Doc ID 1353131.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.3.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : Oracle Fusion Middleware 10.1.3.5.0 version, OC4J Module
Operating System : Linux x86 : Red Hat Enterprise 4

Actual Behavior
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Oracle Application Server 10.1.3.1 installed successfully with short password like "dm123",
when attempting to apply OFM Patch Set 5 (10.1.3.5), at the screen to enter administrator password for the application server instance being patched. Oc4jadmin password , when enter the password "dm123"
the following error occurs.
alert error with message "The password that you have entered is incorrect. Please enter the Oc4jadmin password that is assigned for this instance."

Expected behavior
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when apply OFM Patch Set 5 (10.1.3.5), it will accept the same password that created with base installation OFM 10.1.3.1.

What is working
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-when install OFM 10.1.3.1 with long password like "welcome1" then apply the OFM Patch Set 5 (10.1.3.5) and enter through the installation the password "welcome1" , is patched successfully and this is not the case when apply short password.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1- Install FMW Patchset 10.1.3.1 with oc4j password short like "dm123"
2- Apply Patchset 10.1.3.5.0 , during the installation , in a configuration screen which enter oc4jadmin password , when enter "dm123" : it raise alert "The password that you have entered is incorrect. Please enter the Oc4jadmin password that is assigned for this instance."
3- When click "Ok" button then complete the installation processes , Application server is installed successfully with Patchset 10.1.3.5.0 but without Application server console.

Cause

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