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GoldenGate Director Fails To Start After Reinstall, <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: Authentication denied: (Doc ID 1464067.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

Management Pack for Oracle GoldenGate - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After performing a fresh install of OGG Director server using an existing Director database repository, Director server won't start.  The <Director install>/domain/servers/<hostname>/logs/<hostname>.log shows:

 <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <xxx> <xxx> <main> <> <> <> <1338494029782> <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: Authentication denied: Boot identity not valid; The user name and/or password from the boot identity file ( is not valid. The boot identity may have been changed since the boot identity file was created. Please edit and update the boot identity file with the proper values of username and password. The first time the updated boot identity file is used to start the server, these new values are encrypted.


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