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how to reset weblogic password

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we forgot our password for weblogic. Metalink doesnt have clear steps to reset the password. please help.
  • 1. Re: how to reset weblogic password
    Kalyan Pasupuleti-Oracle Expert
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    Hi,

    1. Make sure all the services are down

    2. change directory to <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\bin

    cd <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\bin

    3. Source the setDomainEnv.cmd(Windows) / setDomainEnv.sh (Linux) script so we can get all the WebLogic variables set correctly

    In windows: setDomainEnv.cmd

    In Linux: . setDomainEnv.sh

    4. Now change the directory to security directory in your instance.

    cd <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\security

    5. Move the DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift to a backup file

    In Windows:

    mv DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift DefaultAuthenticatorInit_old.ldift

    In Linux:

    mv DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift DefaultAuthenticatorInit_old.ldift

    6. Run the “java weblogic.security.utils.AdminAccount newuser newpassword .” to generate a new DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift with a new user with the assigned password within the security directory

    eg: java weblogic.security.utils.AdminAccount weblogic weblogic123 .

    Note: replace newuser and newpassword with a user and password of your choosing. Ensure the password is a minimum of 8 characters and contains at least one numeric character. Also, don’t forget the period “.” at the end of the above command, it is required.

    7. Change directory to <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\servers\AdminServer\security

    cd <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\servers\AdminServer\security\

    8. Edit the boot.properties file and replace newpassword and newusername with the user and password you defined in step 6. Do this for all the servers in the domain.

    password=newpassword

    username=newusername

    The boot.properties will get encrypted once the admin server starts up

    9. Rename or remove directory <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\servers\AdminServer\data\ldap as it will get recreated once the WebLogic Admin server starts.

    e.g:

    rename <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\servers\AdminServer\data\ldap <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\servers\AdminServer\data\ldap_OLD

    10. Change directory to <Middleware_Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\bin and start the Weblogic Admin Server

    In Windows: startWebLogic.cmd

    In Linux: ./ startWebLogic.sh

    11. Once the weblogic server is up, you’ll be able to login to Console with the new weblogic Admin user and password.



    Regards,
    Kal

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