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OBIEE 12C – How to Change ‘Weblogic’ User Password in OBIEE and later Environment:


Step 1: Stop Managed Server(bi_server1) and all BI components.

<ORACLE HOME>\user_projects\domains\<domain_name>\bitools\bin
./ -i bi_server1,obips1,obis1,obiccs1,obisch1,obijh1

Step 2: Now from the WLS Admin Console, change the weblogic user password following the below    steps:

a. Navigate to the left hand side under “Domain Structure”–>Security Realms–>myrealm–>Users and Groups
b. Under “Users” tab, search for “weblogic” user and click on same.
c. Upon clicking the “weblogic” username, the “Settings for weblogic” page will open
d. Navigate to “Password” tab
e. Enter a new password in “New Password:” and “Confirm New Password:” tabs and click on  “Save”.

Step 3: Now from the WLS Admin Console, stop the Admin Server following the below steps:

a. In Admin Console, on left hand side under “Domain Structure”–>Environment–>Servers.
b. On “Summary of Servers” page, go to “Control” tab and select “Admin Server” in the list
c. From the available options on top of list of servers click on “Shutdown”–>and then click  on   “Force Shutdown Now”.

Step 4: Navigate to the below location in OBIEE Oracle Home and carry out below actions:

a. In location \user_projects\domains\<domain_name>\servers\AdminServer\security, backup all  the files present and then delete the files (as it carries old password details for weblogic user).
b. In location \user_projects\domains\<domain_name>\servers\bi_server1, backup “data”  directory by renaming the directory, so that a new data directory is created in next startup of Managed Server(bi_server1).
c. In the same location as above, go to “security” directory and backup all the files if any, present there and then delete the files.

Step 5: Now start OBIEE 12c Stack using the below steps:

a. Navigate from command console to the following location ORACLE HOME>\user_projects\domains\<domain_name>\bitools\bin           ./
b. When you execute command, it will prompt you for Admin User’s username and password
c. Enter the new details and move ahead with server start up.
d. Once all the servers and services are up and running, verify the access of application with newly configured password.

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