Domain fails to start and reports 'premature end of file' (Doc ID 1026159.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Java CAPS - Version 5.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

A domain that previously worked without problem fails to restart and reports the following error:

[Fatal Error] :-1:-1: Premature end of file.
com.sun.enterprise.admin.servermgmt.InstanceException: starting instance timed out

Cause

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