Why Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6.1 Does Not Restart Automatically With Errors - CORE1227: NSS initialization failed: SEC_ERROR_BAD_PASSWORD

(Doc ID 1487412.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6.1 does not restart automatically and reports error - CORE1227: NSS initialization failed: SEC_ERROR_BAD_PASSWORD.

errors log:

[13/May/2012:21:00:37] catastrophe (598018): CORE3260: Server crash detected (signal SIGILL)
[13/May/2012:21:00:38] failure (123456): CORE1227: NSS initialization failed: SEC_ERROR_BAD_PASSWORD: The security password entered is incorrect: Certificate database: /web6.1/alias/https-abc-xyz-cert8.db
[13/May/2012:21:00:38] failure (123457): CORE3174: NSS initialization failed
[13/May/2012:21:00:38] failure (123458): CORE1227: NSS initialization failed: SEC_ERROR_BAD_PASSWORD: The security password entered is incorrect: Certificate database: /web6.1/alias/https-abc-xyz-cert8.db
[13/May/2012:21:00:38] failure (123458): CORE3174: NSS initialization failed

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Cause

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