Accessing UCM standalone applications like SystemProperties, Batchloader throws an error “Unable to decrypt the database password. The decryption key for category ‘db’ and encoding type ‘AES’ is missing.”

(Doc ID 1586220.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11gR1-11.1.1.6.0-idcprod1-111219T111403 (Build:7.3.3.183) , Content Server

Environment:
Clustered environment with two nodes and four managed servers in the  domain:

 Issue:

When attempting to  starting the  UCM standalone applications ( like SystemProperties , Batchloader from the command line below error happens

“Unable to decrypt the database password. The decryption key for category ‘db’ and encoding type ‘AES’ is missing.”

STEPS
-----------------------
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. starting the UCM stand alone applications ( like SystemProperties, Batchloader and so on )  from the command line

Changes

Issue began started after deleting and recreating WLS domain in the cluster multi-node environment. Deletion of  a Weblogic Server Domain is done using note  ‘How to Delete a Weblogic Server (WLS) Domain (Doc ID 1068323.1’) .

 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms