"java.lang.SecurityException: Unable to Locate a Login Configuration" when using CustomLoginModule (Doc ID 304772.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 9.0.4.0.0 to 10.1.2.3.0 [Release AS10g to AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Feb-2013***

Symptoms

The application is using a custom LoginModule for its security and is deployed to a custom OC4J instance called oc4j_test.
The settings for this custom LoginModule is specified inside the instance's global jazn-data.xml.
This configuration is not being read by OC4J, leading to exception :
 
java.lang.SecurityException: Unable to locate a login configuration

Cause

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