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Running synchronizeUserInformation Script With operationType='RENAME_USERNAME' Fails With: Type [RENAME_USERNAME] is not supported (Doc ID 2001980.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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


When attempting to run the synchronizeUserInformation script with operationType='RENAME_USERNAME',
the following error occurs.


wls:/wc_domain/domainRuntime> synchronizeUserInformation(appName='webcenter', operationType='RENAME_USERNAME',fileName='/refresh/oracle/testcases/synch/', component='ALL',
dbVendor='Oracle', dbHostNPort='', dbName='orcl01', dbSchemaName='dev_webcenter', verbose='true')...

Type [RENAME_USERNAME] is not supported. Specify a valid operationType. Refer to the help for more details.



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


  1. Create a properties file with the user(s) to rename.
    e.g. to rename testuser1 to testuser2 :


  2. Run the synchronizeUserInformation with operationType='RENAME_USERNAME'.
    This should return the error.


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