OC4J_Security Fails to Start: Invalid SSO DB Schema Information (Doc ID 1487293.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.4.3 [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-SEP-2015***

Symptoms

SSO fails to start.

ssoServer.log shows:
  Sun Aug 05 20:23:04 EDT 2012 [INFO] Orion Launcher Entered DBConnectionPool.getConnection method ...
  Sun Aug 05 20:23:05 EDT 2012 [ERROR] Orion Launcher DB connection error
  java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
at oracle.jdbc.driver.DatabaseError.throwSqlException(DatabaseError.java:124)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:315)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:276)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:271)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.receiveOsesskey(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:242)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:303)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.(PhysicalConnection.java:360)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.(T4CConnection.java:150)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(T4CDriverExtension.java:31)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(OracleDriver.java:595)
at oracle.jdbc.pool.OracleDataSource.getConnection(OracleDataSource.java:195)


OC4J~OC4J_SECURITY~default_island~1 log shows:
  12/08/05 21:09:15 SSODebug: Done loading the debug file, /u01/app/oracle/OraHome_osso/sso/log/ssoServer.log
  12/08/05 21:09:15 SSO: Initializing the encryption objects failed
  12/08/05 21:09:15 oracle.security.sso.server.conf.ConfigurationException: Invalid SSO DB schema information
  12/08/05 21:09:15 at oracle.security.sso.server.conf.DatabaseConfigReader.init(DatabaseConfigReader.java:418)
  12/08/05 21:09:15 at oracle.security.sso.server.auth.AuthUtil.init(AuthUtil.java:194)
  12/08/05 21:09:15 at oracle.security.sso.server.ui.SSOLoginServlet.init(SSOLoginServlet.java:293)
  12/08/05 21:09:15 at javax.servlet.GenericServlet.init(GenericServlet.java:258)
  ...
  12/08/05 21:09:15 SSO: FAILED TO START SSO SERVER!

Cause

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