OAM Multi Data Center(MDC) Setup Failed to Decrypt obrareq cookie

(Doc ID 2247398.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

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


Have Configured Multi Data Center Setup with OAM BP 08.
This is a two node cluster in DataCenter1 and DataCenter2 in a common domain *.oraclecorp.com.

Have followed the document "Setting Up a Multi-Data Center":

Both pasteBinary and pasteConfig.sh were successful in migrating the configuration on the DataCenter2.

Have also exported and imported the policy data from Master Node to the Clone Node of OAM. There is a single load balancer(OHS Instance) load balancing all the 4 oam servers combined in both the data center.

The MDC session parameters have set for both data centers


The resource webgate agentid="mdcwebgate" talks directly to the oam server on 14100 port.

Note: When the user access the protected url with at least one managed server in Data-Center1 running, the request is completed successfully.

When all the OAM Managed servers in DataCenter 1 are down, the request does get redirected to DataCcenter2 as with  "OAM System Error".

The OAM Server diagnostic logs from DataCenter2 shows below error:




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