AdminServer Fails to Boot with <BEA-090403> <Authentication for user weblogic denied.> after Removing AdminServer/data/ldap Directory Content

(Doc ID 2335646.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After $DOMAIN_HOME/servers/AdminServer/data/ldap folder is deleted, WebLogic AdminServer cannot boot anymore, even with correct username / password. The following exception is shown in the logs:

<Dec 6, 2017 11:01:19,748 AM CST> <Notice> <Security> <BEA-090946> <Security pre-initializing using security realm: myrealm>
<Dec 6, 2017 11:01:20,135 AM CST> <Notice> <Security> <BEA-090947> <Security post-initializing using security realm: myrealm>
<Dec 6, 2017 11:01:20,717 AM CST> <Notice> <Security> <BEA-090082> <Security initialized using administrative security realm: myrealm>
<Dec 6, 2017 11:01:20,734 AM CST> <Critical> <Security> <BEA-090403> <Authentication for user weblogic denied.>
<Dec 6, 2017 11:01:20,762 AM CST> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: A MultiException has 6 exceptions. They are:
1. weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: Authentication for user weblogic denied.
2. java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to perform operation: post construct on weblogic.security.SecurityService
3. java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: While attempting to resolve the dependencies of weblogic.jndi.internal.RemoteNamingService errors were found
4. java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to perform operation: resolve on weblogic.jndi.internal.RemoteNamingService
5. java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: While attempting to resolve the dependencies of weblogic.deployment.DeploymentRegistrationService errors were found
6. java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to perform operation: resolve on weblogic.deployment.DeploymentRegistrationService
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The complete stack error is:

Changes

Delete AdminServer/data/ldap

Cause

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