E_NOT_AUTHENTICATED error when accessing http://<ce_app_server_machine_name>:<port>/FileNet/Engine
When accessing http://<ce_app_server_machine_name>:<port>/FileNet/Engine from the browser after FileNet Content Engine had been deployed on IBM® WebSphere 6.1.x, a user got the E_NOT_AUTHENTICATED: The user is not authenticated error.
See the sample stack trace in details below.
Startup Context Key Value
exception com.filenet.api.exception.EngineRuntimeException: E_NOT_AUTHENTICATED: The user is not authenticated. at com.filenet.apiimpl.core.UserPasswordToken.getSubject(UserPasswordToken.java:127)
com.ibm.ws.util.ThreadPool$Worker.run(ThreadPool.java:1473) Caused by: com.ibm.websphere.security.auth.WSLoginFailedException: No user CEMPAdmin found at
Caused by: com.ibm.websphere.security.CustomRegistryException: No user CEMPAdmin found at com.ibm.ws.security.registry.ldap.LdapRegistryImpl.checkPassword(LdapRegistryImpl.java:343)
The "No user CEMPAdmin found" error is an indicator that an incorrect Engine-ws.ear has been deployed. The CEMPAdmin is the default user.
In this case, the installation of the "pre-release" of P8PEClient-4.0.3-002 patch on the Content Engine box creates two Engine-ws.ear files in two different directories as follows:
- Drive:\Program Files\FileNet\ContentEngine\lib
- Drive:\Program Files\FileNet\ContentEngine\lib\<NodeCell>\<server>
When Content Engine was redeployed on WebSphere 6.1.x, a wrong Engine-ws.ear file was deployed.
Windows 2003, Websphere 6.1.x
Resolving the problem
1. Determine the correct Engine-ws.ear that needs to be deployed. On the Content Engine Server, execute the BootstrapConfig java application from the command line against each Engine-ws.ear file.
Here is an example :
C:\Program Files\FileNet\ContentEngine\lib>java -jar BootstrapConfig.jar -e Engine-ws.ear -l
Cryptographic cipher algorithm = XYZ
Cryptographic cipher provider = null
Cryptographic key length (in bits) = 128
Cryptographic message digest algorithm = AAA
Cryptographic message digest provider = null
JNDI datasource name (XA) = DomainABX
JNDI datasource name (non-XA) = DomainDS
Keystore handler class name (with package) = null
Master cryptographic key = ********
Password associated with username = ********
Username of an app server administrator = CEMPAdmin
2. When the correct Engine-ws.ear is determined, use Task 16 on page 219 at ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/data/cm/filenet/docs/p8doc/40x/_install_guide.pdf to redeploy the Content Engine.
More support for:
FileNet P8 Platform
Software version: 4.0, 4.0.2
Operating system(s): Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1386564
Modified date: 12 May 2010