OID EBS Registration Error: Can Not Register An Application Which Is Already Registered Or *** ALERT: This instance is already registered with OID Server. OID Registration will be skipped. (Doc ID 1632965.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5.10]
Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On eBusiness Suite (EBS) / Oracle Applications 11.5.10.2 version, in the clone instance, when trying to re-register Single Sign On (SSO) & Oracle Internet Directory (OID) get below error:

ERROR : Can not register an application which is already registered. Choose a different application name or de-register this application before registering.

Or, for example with EBS 12.1.3 resulting txkSetSSOReg_<date_time>.xml:

<message>*** ALERT: This instance is already registered with OID Server. OID Registration will be skipped.</message>


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. De-register SSO.
2. De-register OID.
3. Register OID & SSO.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot access the clone instance.

Cause

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