Running the synchronizeUserInformation script with operationType='DELETE_NONEXISTENT_USERS' includes weblogic user from embeded LDAP (Doc ID 1986155.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.8.0 to 11.1.1.8.6 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running the synchronizeUserInformation script with operationType='DELETE_NONEXISTENT_USERS', it includes the weblogic user from the embeded LDAP when WebCenter Portal is configured with an external LDAP.

Expected Behavior
Expect the script not to include groups.

Steps To reproduce:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps.

  1. Run the synchronizeUserInformation script with operationType to 'LIST_NONEXISTENT_USERS'.
     
    • Connect to the WebCenter server.
    • Create a directory to save the properties file generated by the snchronizeUserInformation script.
    • Set the ORACLE_HOME to the Webcenter Home.
      For example, in my case:
      export ORACLE_HOME=/refresh/oracle/fmw11g/Oracle_WC1
    • Navigate to the <webcenter Home>/common/bin directory.
      e.g:
      cd $ORACLE_HOME/common/bin
    • Start the WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST):
      ./wlst.sh
    • Connect to the Admin Server:
      e.g.:
      connect()
    • Run the synchronizeUserInformation script with operationType='LIST_NONEXISTENT_USERS' .
      e.g.:
       
       
      The above is wrong.
      We should not delete the weblogic user from embedded LDAP as the user can be used for other administration task in the domain.

 

Cause

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