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Resetting Admin UserName And Password in Weblogic Server 11g

Step 1 – Set the environment

C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain\bin>setDomainEnv.cmd

Step 2 – Create a new Admin Account

C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain>java weblogic.security.utils.AdminAccount faisal faisal123 .

Note: Don’t forget to add a dot(.) at the end.

Step 3 – Verify the creation of a new DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift file.

C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain>dir
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is ECEA-2BF5

Directory of C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain

11/29/2010  10:27 AM    <DIR>          .
11/29/2010  10:27 AM    <DIR>          ..
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          autodeploy
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          bin
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          config
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          console-ext
11/29/2010  10:27 AM             3,380 DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift
10/29/2010  12:25 PM               156 edit.lok
10/27/2010  10:56 AM               472 fileRealm.properties
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          init-info
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          lib
10/29/2010  12:25 PM    <DIR>          pending
10/27/2010  10:56 AM    <DIR>          security
10/29/2010  12:11 PM    <DIR>          servers
10/27/2010  10:56 AM               318 startWebLogic.cmd
10/27/2010  10:56 AM               270 startWebLogic.sh
10/29/2010  12:25 PM    <DIR>          tmp
5 File(s)          4,596 bytes
12 Dir(s)  47,722,737,664 bytes free
You will see a DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift in the domain directory

Step 5 – Use the new DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift

Go to the following location

C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain\security

Rename the existing DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift and place the DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift file in this directory that we just created.

Step 6 – Rename ldap directory

Now go to the following location.

C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain\servers\AdminServer\data

Note:- This will delete all your existing users/groups so it is recomemded to export the security realm data, or export the users.

Step 7 – Delete boot.properties file

Rename ldap directory to something else.

Delete the boot.properties file from the following location

C:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\FirstDomain\servers\AdminServer\security

Step 8– Start your Weblogic Server  using startWebLogic.cmd and provide the credentials at the prompt.
Enter username to boot WebLogic server:faisal
Enter password to boot WebLogic server:

Step 9 – Log in to Weblogic Console using the new admin user.

If you stil face issues feel free to post a comment, and we will be glad to help.