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Problem Resetting the Admin Weblogic Server (WLS) User Password for WebCenter Content (WCC) (Doc ID 1589360.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2024

Applies to:

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


WLS Admin user 'weblogic' had the password reset using the note:
How to Change the WebLogic Server Administrator Password (Doc ID 1082299.1)

Error when starting the WCC server:

Attempt to reset the weblogic users password steps:
  a. Stopped Weblogic Server instance.
  b. Make a backup of the LDAP folder of the admin server as well as managed.
  c. Set your environment variables by running (UNIX):. ./
  e. cd to security directory in your instance.(eg: $WL_HOME/user_projects/domains/base_domain/security).
  d. Run: java weblogic password.
  e. After running the command, the file “DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift” will get updated.
  f. Delete the following file from “ldap” folder: DefaultAuthenticatormyrealmInit.initialized.
  g. Edit the file and change the password to the value already used on step d.

Started NodeManager and WebLogic Server. Log files show ‘Running’ but can not display the WLS Admin Console log in Screen.


 Updated the password for the weblogic user.


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