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WebCenter Content (WCC) 11g and Secure Enterprise Search (SES) 11g; How to Recover Crawling When the EQ_SYS and EQ_TEST Users Expire (Doc ID 1439647.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

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


When running a crawl from SES to the WebCenter Content server (formerly UCM, Universal Content Management), that crawl may fail. The SES log will show an error such as:

14:48:25:351 INFO main Crawling started at 3/22/12 2:48 PM
14:48:26:428 ERROR main java.sql.SQLException: ORA-28001: the password has expired

14:48:26:531 ERROR main EQG-30050: Could not connect to database: jdbc:oracle:thin:@(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(
14:48:26:531 ERROR main ORA-28001: the password has expired
java.sql.SQLException oracle.jdbc.driver.SQLStateMapping:newSQLException:70 oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError:newSQLException:131 oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError:throwSqlException:204 oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer:processError:455 oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer:processError:406

And if the passwords are not reset correctly the following error may occur:

16:30:08:812 ERROR main EQG-30046: Invalid user name or password for user EQ_TEST
16:30:11:928 ERROR main EQG-30046: Invalid user name or password for user EQ_TEST
16:30:11:929 ERROR main ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

at ImtCrawler.main(


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