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"Authentication Failed" : Login Exception Encountered When Trying To Login As Admin (Doc ID 1397774.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2023

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Following this document :

Oracle® Fusion Middleware Enterprise Deployment Guide for Oracle Identity Management (Oracle Fusion Applications Edition) 11g Release 1 (

In paragraph "13.6.2 Starting the WLS_OIM1 and WLS_SOA1 Managed Servers", when starting the wls_oim1 managed server, the following error occurs:

<Jan 13, 2012 10:45:13 AM CET> <Error> <oracle.iam.platform.auth.client> <IAM-0020011> <Login Exception encountered when trying to login as admin {0} java.lang.SecurityException: [Security:090304]Authentication Failed: User <OIM_Internal_User> [Security:090302]Authentication Failed: User <OIM_Internal_User> denied

Also, if logged in to the OIM console "http://<oimhostname>:<oimport>/oim" with <OIM_Sysadmin_User>, for example: xelsysadm,  and the new password assigned, the "Invalid sign in" error occurs.

Full exception:




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