Authenticate User via REST API Fails With the "Incorrect username or password" Error (Doc ID 2144982.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database as a Service - Version N/A and later
Java Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Trying to obtain a Cookie Token using a REST API call, for example as described in the Authenticate User documentation, returns the "401 : {"message": "Incorrect username or password"}" error.

Solution

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