ESSO 11g: Password Reset Failing With Server Error (Doc ID 2098926.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite Plus - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On the Windows client machine lock out screen (from Ctrl + Alt + Del), when the user clicks Forgot your password, click here to reset it, the Password Reset wizard is displayed. Upon entering the username and clicking OK, it is throwing server error.

The error is same as explained in https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2915218 and I have tried using MachineKey for ResetClient application and bounced IIS server, but issue still persists.

machineKey change in web.config has been applied to other applications like ManagementClient and EnrollmentClient as well, but no luck.

I have also changed SSPR AppPool (application pool binded to ResetClient application) Identity value to Network Service, but no luck. Referred article http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5840899/asp-net-validation-of-viewstate-mac-failed for this step.

Cause

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