In WebLogic Server 8.1.x, Startup Fails with weblogic.managment.configuration.ConfigurationException And serializedsystemini.dat Is Reduced to 0 bytes (Doc ID 1077193.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version: 8.1 to 8.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In WebLogic Server 8.1.x, startup fails with this exception:

'weblogic.managment.configuration.ConfigurationException - with nested exception: [java.lang.NegativeArraySizeException]'

At the same time, the serializedsystemini.dat file is truncated to 0 bytes.

Cause

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