OES11g - Getting Missing argument error setting up IDS In DR Deployment

(Doc ID 1936683.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Entitlements Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After Followed the steps described in the doc and set up the IDS profile using AD Ldap , setting Application, resourcetypes, resources ,policies,

Bind the IDSprofiles to Application APM in Node1 and created the policies from the user coming from  AD and save

Now Restart the node2, login to APM, and seeing the application since both are sharing the same database, Now try to create the new policies , search the user throws the following exception in the log file

Caused by: oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.util.DirectoryException
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.extensions.AESPasswordScheme.decodePassword(AESPasswordScheme.java:113)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.api.PasswordSchemeConfigManager.decodePassword(PasswordSchemeConfigManager.java:101)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.backend.Adapter.decodePassword(Adapter.java:265)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.backend.jndi.BackendJNDI.configureAdapter(BackendJNDI.java:362)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.backend.jndi.BackendJNDI.configureAdapter(BackendJNDI.java:188)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.backend.Adapter.initializeAdapter(Adapter.java:140)
       ... 306 more
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Missing argument
       at javax.crypto.spec.SecretKeySpec.<init>(DashoA13*..)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.extensions.AESPasswordScheme.getCipher(AESPasswordScheme.java:187)
       at oracle.ods.virtualization.extensions.AESPasswordScheme.decodePassword(AESPasswordScheme.java:106)
       ... 311 more



 Setting UP OES in DR or Using the two nodes poiting to same database


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