DBCS (aka DBaaS) How to Unlock or Reset the APEX Internal ADMIN Password
(Doc ID 2372389.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 12, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.1.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You are not able to connect to the APEX Internal Workspace as ADMIN in a Database as a Service - DBCS (aka DBaaS) instance after applying a Cloud related patch.
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Enter the URL:
For 12c Multitenant: https://<PUBLIC_IP>/ords/<PDBNAME>/f?p=4550:1
For old 11.2 database the URL will be: https://<PUBLIC_IP>/ords/f?p=4550:1
2. For Workspace enter: INTERNAL
3. For User enter: ADMIN
4. Enter the password that was working prior to the application of the Cloud patch.
The login request fails.
Applied a DBCS (aka DBaaS) patch to the instance.
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