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"[Security:090302]Authentication Failed: User workflowsystem denied" Error While Assigning a Task to LDAP User (Doc ID 1524095.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Certain LDAP users are not getting assigned Human Tasks, producing the error, "The task is assigned to a invalid user ... in realm ...", despite the ID being a properly configured user.

The following error message is found in the log file:


javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.servlet.ServletException: [Security:090304]Authentication Failed: User workflowsystem [Security:090302]Authentication Failed: User workflowsystem denied
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(
    at oracle.adf.library.webapp.LibraryFilter.doFilter(
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.RequestDispatcherImpl.invokeServlet(
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(



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