APEX Unavailable After the Expiration of the APEX_PUBLIC_USER Password - 503 Service Unavailable
Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.2 and later
Oracle REST Data Services - Version 2.0 and later
Oracle Database as a Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Database Cloud Service: APEX unavailable
The database is up and running using SQL Plus. The EM Console and Glassfish consoles for the instance also run without error.
Steps to reproduce the issue
- Run the APEX URL: http://<public ip address>/apex/
- The following error is seen:
503 Service Unavailable.
The following errors may be seen in the web server related logs:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (Associate with the HTTP-403 error.)
The service has been running successfully for some time, but has suddenly stopped working.
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