OBIEE 12c: BEA-170003 Error While Starting the WLS Servers

(Doc ID 2341204.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2018

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you try to start the services neither of the WLS servers start.  A message like this is seen on the <wls_server>.out file:

<timestamp> <Critical> <Log Management> <BEA-170003> <The DomainLogfile Handler is unable to open the domain logfile <domain_home>/servers/<server>/logs/<filename>.log. The domain logfile is disabled.

java.io.IOException: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.FileNotFoundException: <domain_home>/servers/<server>/logs/<filename>.log (Permission denied)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileOutputStream.open(RotatingFileOutputStream.java:319)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileOutputStream.initialize(RotatingFileOutputStream.java:390)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileStreamHandler.initialize(RotatingFileStreamHandler.java:205)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileStreamHandler.initialize(RotatingFileStreamHandler.java:154)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileStreamHandler.<init>(RotatingFileStreamHandler.java:53)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
Caused By: java.lang.RuntimeException: java.io.FileNotFoundException: <domain_home>/servers/<server>/logs/<filename>.log (Permission denied)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileOutputStream$3.run(RotatingFileOutputStream.java:309)
at com.bea.logging.LogFileRotator.executeGlobalAccountRunnerTask(LogFileRotator.java:263)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileOutputStream.open(RotatingFileOutputStream.java:290)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileOutputStream.initialize(RotatingFileOutputStream.java:390)
at com.bea.logging.RotatingFileStreamHandler.initialize(RotatingFileStreamHandler.java:205)

 

Cause

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