Forgot EBS 12.2 : “Invalid credentials passed” issue while starting Admin Server

Architecture in Oracle EBS R12.2 changed and Oracle introduced WebLogic Server. This was covered by Atul in his previous post on changes in EBS12.2.
   WebLogic Server contains Admin Server in a Domain  and you use script adadminsrvctl to start Admin Server in Oracle EBS Domain. You need username/password to start/boot Admin Server and this username is usually weblogic and password set during EBS configuration .

What if you forgot password of Weblogic for EBS 12.2 or password you think doesn’t work ?

One of the trainee from our previous batch encountered  issue “Invalid credentials passed” while starting EBS Admin server. In this post, I will walk you through the fix for this issue.

Trainee was trying to start Admin server using below command:
 ./ start
But command was failing with error message “ERROR: Invalid credential Passed” as shown below.
You are running version 120.10.12020000.2
Enter the WebLogic Admin password:
Enter the APPS Schema password:
Starting WLS Admin Server…
Invalid credentials passed.
Refer /u01/oracle/PROD/fs1/inst/apps/PROD_Hostname/logs/appl/admin/log/adadminsrvctl.txt for details exiting with status 1 check the logfile /u01/oracle/PROD/fs1/inst/apps/PROD_Hostname/logs/appl/admin/log/adadminsrvctl.txt for more information …
In log file error message /u01/oracle/PROD/fs1/inst/apps/PROD_Hostname/logs/appl/admin/log/adadminsrvctl.txt
Validated the passed arguments for the option ebs-nmstart-adminsrv
Checking if the Admin Server is already up.
The Admin Server is not already up.
Traceback (innermost last):
  File “<string>”, line 1, in ?
  File “<iostream>”, line 123, in nmConnect
  File “<iostream>”, line 648, in raiseWLSTException
WLSTException: Error occured while performing nmConnect : Cannot connect to Node Manager. : Access to domain ‘EBS_domain_PRD12125’ for user ‘weblogic’ denied
Use dumpStack() to view the full stacktrace
Connecting to Node Manager …
ERROR: Invalid credentials passed. exiting with status 1
As the error message suggests, trainee was entering wrong weblogic credentials which was causing this issue. If you can’t remember password
To reset the password of weblogic in Oracle E-Business suite, Please refer Sub-section Changing the Oracle WebLogic Server Administration User Password of Section 3: Technical configuration from Oracle document Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2.
If you forgot the password of WebLogic then refer to section “If the Admin Password of an EBS WebLogic Domain is lost or forgotten” in the same document .
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About the Author Nancy Kamboj

Oracle Consultant at K21 Technologies - Oracle Gold Partner specialising in Design, Implement, and Support.

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