DBaaS: How to Unlock or Reset the APEX Internal ADMIN Password
Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018
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
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 (DBaaS) instance after applying a Cloud related patch.
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Enter the URL: https://IP_address/ords/<PDBNAME>/f?p=4550:1
For and old 11.2 database the URL will be: https://IP_address/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 DBaaS patch to the instance.
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