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Custom Authentication Plug-in Activation Failure (Doc ID 2077896.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The felix patch for activation with jdk 1.7 (18475523) has been installed, along with the required OAM bundle patch to OAM  This method was used to successfully install the plugins on several machines.

On several other machines, the custom plugins do not activate correctly, even through they do install and distribute correctly.

 oam-config.xml shows failed activation.

  <Setting Name="UserGroupAssertPlugIn" Type="htf:map">
                  <Setting Name="name" Type="xsd:string">UserGroupAssertPlugIn</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="author" Type="xsd:string">keithdaly</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="email" Type="xsd:string"></Setting>
                  <Setting Name="creationDate" Type="xsd:string">09:32:20, 2010-12-02</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="version" Type="xsd:integer">1</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="type" Type="xsd:string">Authentication</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="source" Type="xsd:string">Custom</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="jarFileName" Type="xsd:string">UserGroupAssertPlugIn.jar</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="description" Type="xsd:string">User Group Assertion PlugIn</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="implementation" Type="xsd:string">com.aptecllc.oam.plugin.UserGroupAssertPlugIn</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="checksum" Type="xsd:string">m8hGnYHJagLKRS3nJYS/Hw56uac=</Setting>
                  <Setting Name="statusData" Type="htf:map">
                    <Setting Name="initiator" Type="xsd:string">OAMSystemAdminGroup</Setting>
                    <Setting Name="stateFlags" Type="htf:map">
                      <Setting Name="upload" Type="htf:map">
                        <Setting Name="initiateDate" Type="xsd:string">20:29:32 2015-11-10</Setting>
                      <Setting Name="distribute" Type="htf:map">
                        <Setting Name="initiateDate" Type="xsd:string">20:29:49 2015-11-10</Setting>
                      <Setting Name="activate" Type="htf:map">
                        <Setting Name="initiateDate" Type="xsd:string">20:30:10 2015-11-10</Setting>
                      <Setting Name="deactivate" Type="htf:map">
                        <Setting Name="initiateDate" Type="xsd:string">20:29:32 2015-11-10</Setting>
                      <Setting Name="remove" Type="htf:map">
                        <Setting Name="initiateDate" Type="xsd:string">20:29:32 2015-11-10</Setting>
                    <Setting Name="status" Type="htf:map">
                      <Setting Name="value" Type="xsd:string">activate_failed</Setting>   <<--------------- Custom Plugin activation failed
                      <Setting Name="updateDate" Type="xsd:string">20:30:11 2015-11-10</Setting>


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