Weblogic Server Not Starting With "Authentication failure: The specified user failed to log in"

(Doc ID 2324502.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Service Bus - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to start weblogic OSB Managed server getting authentication errors from boot.properties
the following error occurs.

Caused By: javax.security.auth.login.FailedLoginException: [Security:090938]Authentication failure: The specified user failed to log in. weblogic.security.providers.authentication.LDAPAtnDelegateException: [Security:090295]caught unexpected exception, No such object
at com.bea.common.security.utils.ExceptionHandler.throwFailedLoginException(ExceptionHandler.java:62)
at weblogic.security.providers.authentication.LDAPAtnLoginModuleImpl.login(LDAPAtnLoginModuleImpl.java:368)
at com.bea.common.security.internal.service.LoginModuleWrapper$1.run(LoginModuleWrapper.java:117)

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Set incorrect password in boot.properties file

2. Restart Weblogic OSB Managed Server


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