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After upgrading to ILOM 5.x, password locking is enabled (Doc ID 2670512.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 18.1.24.0.0 to 19.3.4.0.0 [Release 12.2]
Sun Hardware - Generic - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
x86
SPARC
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer Problem Description
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Problem Summary
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account_lockout policy gets enabled when upgrading from ILOM FW 4.x to 5.x


Problem Description
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Exadata Storage SW releases 18.1.24.0.0 and 19.3.4.0.0 introduce ILOM 5.x upgrade, in which a new feature "account_lockout policy" is enabled.

Ref: Oracle® ILOM Administrator's Guide for Configuration and Maintenance Firmware Release 5.0.x
Modify Password Policy Restrictions and Account Locking Properties for Local Users

 

This has caused some confusion and has generated cases as it is a behavior change over previous releases



Error Codes
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ILOM SP logs show user attempting to log in w/o correct password on ILOM 5.x

o. After 12 attempts the account will be locked


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ILOM 5.x Issue/Installation Upgrading Patching


Changes

 Upgrading SysFW from ILOM 4.x to 5.x

Cause

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