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External Authentication Using SHA-2 Hash Algorithm (Doc ID 1490494.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Dec-2014***

Symptoms

When trying to create a new user in the Admin Console, the following error message is received:

The setup is part of a sqlAuthenticator, and the password is in a database, encrypted with an SHA-2 hashing algorithm.

SHA-2 has been set as the name of the Password Algorithm. SHA-1 has been tested and works.

Cause

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