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OIM11g: Empty Approval Notification Emails or Emails contain "Error 500--Internal Server Error" (Doc ID 1600376.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2019

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Email notifications from tasks in an Oracle Identity Manager (OIM) SOA Approval Composite are empty, or the body of the email can contain: 

Where <USERID> is the userid of the recipient of the email notification.


This issue is seen in or environments which use an OIMAuthenticator (instead of the out of the box OIMAuthenticationProvider). 

One case where this is seen, is when SSL is enabled for the OIM database using the instructions in:
Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager ( )
32.3.6 Enabling SSL for Oracle Identity Manager DB
One of the steps to implement this configuration is to remove the out of the box OIMAuthenticationProvider and configure an OIMAuthenticator and OIMSignatureAuthenticator.


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