APEX is prompting for XDB password, the ANONYMOUS user's ACL does not have the correct privileges

(Doc ID 1581364.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

When accessing the APEX URL the user is prompted for the XDB user id and password

http://hostname:8080/apex

However, the user can access the XDB repository without getting prompted using this URL

http://hostname:8080

 

Cause

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