AuthenticationException: Invalid Input Arguments after 'grantperm' Command in JAZN Admin tool

(Doc ID 284015.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version: to
This problem can occur on any platform.


When trying to execute remote EJB invocation and getting the remote interface, ejb client receives following Exception:

Cannot lookup <yourpackage>.<yourbean>EJBHome for JNDI name ejb/<yourjndiname>

Caused by: javax.naming.NamingException: Lookup error:
javax.naming.AuthenticationException: Invalid input arguments.; nested
exception is:
javax.naming.AuthenticationException: Invalid input arguments. [Root exception is
javax.naming.AuthenticationException: Invalid input arguments.]
at com.evermind.server.rmi.RMIContext.lookup(
at javax.naming.InitialContext.lookup(


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