OCS Content Services – ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified

Unable to access Oracle Collaboration Suite Content Services due to a ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified Problem When going to http://servername:port/content/app you get a http 503 error. The log file <mid-tier>/j2ee/OC4J_Content/application-deployments/content/OC4J_Content_default_island_1 has the following error message: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified Solution Change the IFS.SERVICE.JDBC.DriveType to thin for […]

OID Query to get Portal Password

To query OID you can use ldapsearch that comes with oracle.   If you want to get the Portal password for you Oracle Portal installation you can issues the following from the command line:   ldapsearch -v -D “cn=orcladmin” -w “orcladminpassword” -h host -p 389 -s sub -b “cn=IAS Infrastructure Databases, cn=IAS, cn=Products, cn=OracleContext” “orclresourcename=PORTAL” orclpasswordattribute  

Oracle ESB Web Service Returns a java.security.PrivilegedActionException

When sending information to a ESB Web Service a java.security.PrivilegedActionException: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Message send failed: Connection refused is returned. Problem If you try and access a ESB webservice on a webserver other than localhost and port 8888 the following error message is returned and the ESB flow is not run: java.security.PrivilegedActionException: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Message send failed: Connection […]

Setting up ntpd

A quick way to setup ntpd to set the system and hardware clock On a Redhat system (Redhat, CentOS, Fedora or Oracle Linux) edit the /etc/sysconfig/ntpd file: Change: SYNC_HWCLOCK=no to SYNC_HWCLOCK=yes Add: -x to OPTIONS so that the clock will be set every time ntpd is started OPTIONS=”-u ntp:ntp -p /var/run/ntpd.pid -x” Now make sure […]

ORA-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files

Unable to startup the database due to ORA-19809: limit exceeded for recovery files Problem The database will not mount when started SQL> startup ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area  608174080 bytes Fixed Size                  1263200 bytes Variable Size             406849952 bytes Database Buffers          192937984 bytes Redo Buffers                7122944 bytes Database mounted. ORA-16038: log 3 sequence# 1933 […]

Oracle ESB Web Service Returns a java.security.PrivilegedActionException

When sending information to a ESB Web Service a java.security.PrivilegedActionException: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Message send failed: Connection refused is returned. Problem If you try and access a ESB webservice on a webserver other than localhost and port 8888 the following error message is returned and the ESB flow is not run: java.security.PrivilegedActionException: javax.xml.soap.SOAPException: Message send failed: Connection […]

Setup LDAP with Openfiler

How to configure LDAP so that Windows shares will work with Openfiler. Configure LDAP for Samba The assumption is that LDAP is already up and running with user accounts with the posixAccount object classes. Add samba.schema to LDAP Copy samba.schema from /usr/share/doc/samba-3.0.10/LDAP to /etc/openldap Add the samba.schema to slapd.conf include         /etc/openldap/schema/samba.schema Install smbldap-tools Copy all […]