“I forgot my admin password for OVD!”

It’s happened to us all, especially when we’re working for multiple clients and each client has multiple environments. Should you forget your admin password for Oracle Virtual Directory, here’s a quick fix! Go to OVD_HOME\conf and open server.os_xml Find the <rootUser> node and replace with following <rootUser> <name>cn=admin</name> <password>{SSHA}qLzLcgk/WLpCE6Z72OmQ7zXfCp4nTvj7</password> </rootUser> This will set cn=admin and…

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Force Stop of OIM Recon through DB

Here’s a DB script that was given to me by Oracle to flush out the scheduled tasks to make sure they’re all stopped: delete QRTZ_TRIGGER_LISTENERS; delete QRTZ_SIMPLE_TRIGGERS; delete QRTZ_CRON_TRIGGERS; delete QRTZ_TRIGGERS; delete QRTZ_JOB_LISTENERS; delete QRTZ_JOB_DETAILS; commit; This is a couple years old now, but still working. Please test this in your development environment before even…

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OIM PeopleSoft Reconciliation Issues

When running a recon in OIM against PeopleSoft, I was getting this error: 18:03:04,049 INFO [SJSDS] tcTskIPlanetUserReconciliation[RO=iPlanet User] –> updateUserStatus(): ENABLE/DISABLE entered 18:03:04,049 INFO [SJSDS] tcTskIPlanetUserReconciliation[RO=iPlanet User] –> updateUserStatus() User Id = mmadams 18:03:04,588 ERROR [DATABASE] Class/Method: tcDataBase/writeStatement encounter some problems: ORA-12899: value too large for column “OIM_ADMIN”.”UD_IPNT_USR”.”UD_IPNT_USR_TELEPHONE” (actual: 24, maximum: 20) java.sql.SQLException: ORA-12899: value…

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How to Install OVD on Oracle Enterprse Linux v5

Initially OVD will not install on Oracle Linux 5 due to one line of code in the installer file that needs to be commented out: Cause – ovid1014.bin includes: export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 Solution Comment out the “export” line in the ovid1014.bin, retaining the same number of characters per line. For example change to: #xport LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 Use…

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