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WLST Fails to Set User in a Group When Using "setGroupMemberOf" (Doc ID 2650569.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version to [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When creating a new user <user-name> and assign it to a new group <group-name> previously created, the setGroupMemberOf fails to assign the <user-name> to the <group-name>, and Administrators group is assigned by default.

To reproduce, run the following in WLST:

  1. start WLST
  2. run below commands to create domain with user <user-name> and assign group <group-name> to <user-name>:

But, as can be seen, group Administrators was assigned and group <group-name> is not assigned.

Another way to check is from '<DOMAIN_HOME>/init-info/security.xml' file:




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