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Unable to Login to the ElasticSearch URL After Installing Elasticsearch and Plugins: "Password Credential Store is null" (Doc ID 2407326.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.3.0 to 12.2.1.3.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Unable to login to the ElasticSearch URL after installing Elasticsearch and plugins.  


ERROR

The following error is displayed in the Elastic Search log:

[ERROR][o.w.s.e.auth ] Password Credential Store is null


STEPS

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

  1. Create a crawl admin user for ES per the following documentation:

    Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle WebCenter Portal
    10 Configuring Elasticsearch in WebCenter Portal
    10.4 Creating a Crawl Admin User in WebCenter Portal


  2. Configure Elastic Search and plugins for WebCenter Portal as stated in the following documentation:

    Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle WebCenter Portal
    10 Configuring Elasticsearch in WebCenter Portal
    10.5 Installing Elasticsearch and Plugins

  3. Access the URL http://host:9200 using the Mozilla Firefox browser.
    Here you won't be able to login using the crawl admin user.

    The login prompt will show again.

    The Elastic Search log under [ES_HOME]/esNode/logs will show the following error:

    [ERROR][o.w.s.e.auth ] Password Credential Store is null


 

Changes

 

Cause

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