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Testing LDAP Integration with Test URL has Incorrect Testing Steps in Documentation (Doc ID 2015180.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After performing LDAP integration, documentation advises to verify the integration by hitting the following url in the browser

       http://<servername>:<port>/<context>/CatalogManager?ftcmd=login&<username>=ContentServer&<password>=password

However, this yields a blank screen and an error in sites.log:

[ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [logging.cs.auth.request] Catalog Manager request authentication failed.
[ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [com.fatwire.logging.cs] Exception processing CatalogManager request
COM.FutureTense.Common.ContentServerException: ContentServerException: (Request Authentication failed in Catalog Manager) Error code:REQUEST AUTHENTICATION FAILED
at COM.FutureTense.Common.CatalogManager.execute(CatalogManager.java:343)
at COM.FutureTense.Servlet.FTServlet.execute(FTServlet.java:129)
at COM.FutureTense.Servlet.FTServlet.doGet(FTServlet.java:53)
...
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:256)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:221)
Caused by: java.lang.Exception: Request Authentication failed in Catalog Manager
at COM.FutureTense.Common.CatalogManager.execute(CatalogManager.java:340)
... 31 more

Cause

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