OBIEE 11g - Oracle Enterprise Manager Startup Failure On OBIEE Environment Error: "Unable to set the activation state to true for the application " (Doc ID 2153456.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 to 12.2.1.1.0 [Release 11g to 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) environment, the below scenario is noticed:

ERROR
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<AdminServer> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <0000LM1UgkWF^605zzK6yW1NREkM000002>

<1466756200381> <BEA-149231> <Unable to set the activation state to true for the application 'em'.

[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <3e6cb5ab9147da53:643fe005:155817a3972:-8000-0000000000000029> <1466756790709>
<BEA-149078> <Stack trace for message 149004
weblogic.application.ModuleException: Failed to load webapp: '/em'
Caused By: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /u03/obiee3/Middleware/user_projects/domains/bifoundation_domain/servers/AdminServer/tmp/_WL_user/jstl/7rds3u/WEB-INF/web.xml (Too many open files)

[oracle.as.jmx.framework.util.ServletContextListenerSupport] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)']
[userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 0000LM1UgkWF^605zzK6yW1NREkM000002,0] [APP: em] Error while executing ServletContextListener initialization[[
java.lang.NullPointerException

Cause

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