OID 11g: OAM Login Fails with Invalid Username/Password / OAM Log Exception: OAMSSA-20023: Authentication Failure for user : my_username, for idstore ID_Store with exception invalid username/password with primary error message null

(Doc ID 1552628.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.2.0.0 and later
Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g integrated with Oracle Access Manager (OAM).

After configuring OID with java-based External Authentication Plugin (for bind authentication only to be forwarded to a 3rd party LDAP server), OAM logins fail with Invalid username/password log errors:

...<snip>...
[2013-05-10T13:59:34.926-04:00] [oam_server1] [ERROR] [OAMSSA-20023] [oracle.oam.user.identity.provider] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: ] [ecid: <ECID number>] [APP: oam_server#11.1.2.0.0] Authentication Failure for user : my_username, for idstore ID_Store with exception invalid username/password with primary error message null
[2013-05-10T13:59:34.926-04:00] [oam_server1] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.oam.engine.authn] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: ] [ecid: <ECID number>] [APP: oam_server#11.1.2.0.0] [[
oracle.security.am.engine.authn.api.exception.AuthenticationException
...<etc>...
Caused by: oracle.security.am.engines.common.identity.provider.exceptions.IdentityProviderException: OAMSSA-20023: Authentication Failure for user : my_username, for idstore ID_Store with exception invalid username/password with primary error message null
at oracle.security.am.engines.common.identity.provider.impl.UserProviderImpl.authenticateUserByName(UserProviderImpl.java:1048)
at oracle.security.am.engines.common.identity.provider.impl.IdentityProviderImpl.authenticateUserByName(IdentityProviderImpl.java:956)
at oracle.security.am.engines.common.identity.provider.impl.OracleUserIdentityProvider.authenticateUserByName(OracleUserIdentityProvider.java:464)
at oracle.security.am.engine.authn.internal.executor.AuthenticationModuleExecutor.execute(AuthenticationModuleExecutor.java:215)
... 41 more
Caused by: oracle.security.idm.AuthenticationException: invalid username/password
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Cause

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