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Oracle Access Manager 12c (OAM Authentication Failure For User Error 49 : [LDAP: error code 49 - Invalid Credentials] (Doc ID 2477490.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2021

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On : Oracle Access Manager 12c (OAM

When attempting to authenticate to OAM protected resource customer notice authentication failure. Test connection works from OAM Console. User search base is correct. OID and AD is been used. Ad has the password. ID Store for OAM is OID.



<Nov 21, 2018 2:59:37,534 PM PST> <Error> <oracle.oam.user.identity.provider> <OAMSSA-20023> <Authentication Failure for user : <USER_ID>, for idstore <ID_STORE> with exception oracle.igf.ids.AuthenticationException: Authentication failed for user cn=<USER_ID>,cn=users,dc=<COMPANY>. AdditionalInfo: LDAP Error 49 : [LDAP: error code 49 - Invalid Credentials] with primary error message LDAP Error 49 : [LDAP: error code 49 - Invalid Credentials]>




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

1. Access resource protected with OAM and authenticate using user cn=<USER_ID>. It causes an error invalid credentials.



The issue has the following business impact: Due to this issue, users cannot authenticate.


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