OHS/mod_plsql 11g/12c Prompts for Password After Encrypting Password in Dads.conf with dadtool.pl (Doc ID 1574928.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 12.1.3.0.0 [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
All Platforms

Symptoms

After using dadtool.pl script to encrypt dads.conf passwords, access to the applications is requesting to provide credentials even when storing in the dads.conf for automatic authentication.

To reproduce:

Encrypt the password in dads.conf by executing command:

perl dadTool.pl -f <ORACLE_INSTANCE/config/OHS/ohs1/mod_plsql/dads.conf

-- When accessing the application, it should run without asking for credentials to be provided.

Changes

Encrypting password in dads.conf is the only change affecting this. Following the below documentation:

Administrator's Guide for Oracle HTTP Server 11g
3.10 mod_plsql
https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/11119/webtier/administer-ohs/under_mods.htm#i1055269


Administrator's Guide for Oracle HTTP Server 12c
2.8 mod_plsql
https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1213/webtier/administer-ohs/under_mods.htm#HSADM003

Cause

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