Defects

Mashup Manager login fails with Invalid authentication attempt, principal=null



ID:    D280
Published:    26 May 2009
Updated:    30 September 2011
 

Defect Id

DEF164908

Originally Reported Against

SBM 2009 R1

Status

Implemented

Description

After upgrading to Serena Business Mashup 2009 R1 and attempting to log into Mashup Manager, the user receives the following error instead:

Server Problem Detected
Failed initializing server: Invalid authentication attempt, principal=null

Resolution

This could be related to a problem with your JBoss login-credentials. Please have a look at this file: C:\Program Files\Serena\Business Mashups\Common\jboss405\server\default\conf\login-config.xml and check whether it has a section similar to this:

 

<application-policy name="mashupmgrManagerSecurityDomain">
        <authentication>
            <login-module code="org.jboss.resource.security.SecureIdentityLoginModule" flag="required">
                <module-option name="username">sa</module-option>
                <module-option name="password">123412412342315</module-option>
                <module-option name="managedConnectionFactoryName">jboss.jca:name=serenaAdminDsn,service=LocalTxCM</module-option>
            </login-module>
        </authentication>
    </application-policy>
 

If the username or password does not exist or is not the one it should be, the login-config.xml file may have to be manually corrected. Please contact technical support for this.

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