Error In ESSCrawlerLauncher: Logon Denied (Doc ID 1918230.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version 11.2.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2017***

Symptoms

Log-in to SES console works OK and user is able to perform configuration tasks, but when the crawler is launched, it fails with error:

Error in ESSCrawlerLauncher  ORA-01017  invalid username/password; logon denied

Crawler log

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 search NOTIFICATION] [ http://oracle.search tid: Main Thread ecid: 0000KVMQdl97m31_ztCCyW1JvIaW000001,0 Creating launcher for the crawler
search NOTIFICATION] [ http://oracle.search tid: Main Thread ecid: 0000KVMQdl97m31_ztCCyW1JvIaW000001,0 Retrieved credentials to connect to the database
search ERROR] [ http://oracle.search tid: Main Thread ecid: 0000KVMQdl97m31_ztCCyW1JvIaW000001,0 Error connecting to database: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied[[
search ERROR] [ http://oracle.search tid: Main Thread ecid: 0000KVMQdl97m31_ztCCyW1JvIaW000001,0 Error in ESSCrawlerLauncher: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied[[

search ERROR] [ http://oracle.search tid: Main Thread ecid: 0000KVMQdl97m31_ztCCyW1JvIaW000001,0 [[
java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:462)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:397)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:389)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.processError(T4CTTIfun.java:689)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.processError(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:452)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(T4CTTIfun.java:481)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.doRPC(T4CTTIfun.java:205)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.doOAUTH(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:384)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoauthenticate.doOAUTH(T4CTTIoauthenticate.java:811)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:411)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(PhysicalConnection.java:678)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(T4CConnection.java:238)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(T4CDriverExtension.java:34)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(OracleDriver.java:567)
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:582)
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:185)
at oracle.search.ESSCrawlerLauncher.getDBConnection(ESSCrawlerLauncher.java:414)
at oracle.search.ESSCrawlerLauncher.init(ESSCrawlerLauncher.java:337)
at oracle.search.ESSCrawlerLauncher.main(ESSCrawlerLauncher.java:936)

NB: The ess_server1 managed server could be checked too : see in the <MW_HOME>/user_projects/domains/search_domain/servers/ess_servers/logs directory,

with the files : ess_server1.log , ess_server1.out and ess_server1-diagnostic.log

Cause

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