OBIEE 11.1.1.7 Installation Failing During Configuration Stage on Linux With Error: "Error while starting the domain. An internal WLST operation has failed" (Doc ID 1557252.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2014

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You are trying to install OBIEE 11.1.1.7 on linux 64 bit OS. Most of the installation steps finishes successfully.
However, configuration steps fail at step creating domain level with below error.

Error while starting the domain.
Cause:
An internal WLST operation has failed.
Action:
See logs for more details.
    at oracle.as.provisioning.util.ConfigException.createConfigException(ConfigException.java:123)
    at oracle.as.provisioning.weblogic.ASDomain.startDomain(ASDomain.java:3126)
    at oracle.as.provisioning.weblogic.ASDomain.startDomain(ASDomain.java:3043)
    at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.WorkFlowExecutor._startAdminServer(WorkFlowExecutor.java:1645)
    at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.WorkFlowExecutor._createDomain(WorkFlowExecutor.java:635)
    at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.WorkFlowExecutor.executeWLSWorkFlow(WorkFlowExecutor.java:391)
    at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.Config.executeConfigWorkflow_WLS(Config.java:866)
    at oracle.as.install.bi.biconfig.standard.StandardWorkFlowExecutor.executeHelper(StandardWorkFlowExecutor.java:31)
    at oracle.as.install.bi.biconfig.standard.DomainProvisioningTask.doExecute(DomainProvisioningTask.java:49)

You have made sure to have enough space in /tmp directory during installation, and you have also disabled anti-virus software and firewall during the installation. Still it errors at configuration stage.

Cause

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