OAM 11g: Password Policy Throws Error Before User Submits Credentials "Authentication Failed" or "An incorrect Username or Password was specified"

(Doc ID 2318433.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Configured Oracle Access Manager Password Policy using the following documentation:

Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Access Management
24 Using Password Policy

Accessing a resource protected by the "PasswordPolicyValidationScheme" Authentication Scheme displays the OAM login page, but an error is thrown before any credentials are input.

OAM Managed Server runtime log (generated from ./startManagedWebLogic.sh <OAM_SERVER>) contains the following error when accessing the protected resource:

 

Cause

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