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Error ' Keystore Was Tampered With, or Password Was Incorrect' When Running encryptPwdutil Utitlity (Doc ID 2029292.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Agile PLM Framework - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to get encrypted password by running encryptPwdutil utitlity, the following error occurs.

Your environment has been set.
log4j:WARN No appenders could be found for logger (com.agile.util.sql.OracleConnectionImpl).
log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly. Keystore was tampered with, or password was incorrect
  at com.sun.crypto.provider.JceKeyStore.engineLoad(
  at com.agile.util.crypto.CmdlineCryptoUtil.loadKeyStore(
  at com.agile.util.crypto.CmdlineCryptoUtil.main(


What is Working
Agile Application Server is up and running


The issue is only reproducible in specific environment.
Keystore in Agile database is same with the one backed up when installing Agile PLM. Refer to below note to understand how to backup the keystore:
Note:1526469.1 Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) 9.3.2 Changes in Password Encryption

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open command line on Agile Application Server machine
2. Change directory to %Agile_Home%agileDomain\bin
3. Type in below:
encryptPwdutil -encrypt <password to encrypt>


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