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[PCA/OVM] How to Reset Unknown Admin & Weblogic Password (Doc ID 2528670.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.5 and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.3.3 and later
Linux x86-64


Recover lost admin or weblogic password account.


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In this Document
 Scenario1: Procedure to Recover Unknown Admin User Password
 Scenario2: Procedure to Recover Unknown WebLogic User Password
 1. Stop OVM Manager service
 2. Switch to oracle user and import OVMM environment variables
 3. Backup files before reset Weblogic password
 4. Reset weblogic password
 5. Move new created "DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift" file
 6. Backup current file
 7. Prepare file manually
 8. Start the Weblogic Server
 9. Stop WebLogic once is seen pattern "Unable to connect to core. Retrying in 30 seconds"
 10. Double check the encryption of username/password in file
 11. Create required users to OVM Manager LDAP
 a. Creation of admin user
 b. Creation of OracleSystemUser user
 c. Creation of appframework user
 12. Reflect new Weblogic password on OVM Manager
 13. Fix Certificate Authentication as root user
 14. Restart OVMM service as root user

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