WLS error "org.hibernate.HibernateException: The chosen transaction strategy requires access to the JTA TransactionManager" (Doc ID 1205509.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.0 to 10.3.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When using Hibernate inside the WebLogic server, the following exception is thrown -

org.hibernate.HibernateException: The chosen transaction strategy requires access to the JTA TransactionManager
at org.hibernate.impl.SessionFactoryImpl.<init>(SessionFactoryImpl.java:338)
at org.hibernate.cfg.Configuration.buildSessionFactory(Configuration.java:1304)
at org.hibernate.cfg.AnnotationConfiguration.buildSessionFactory(AnnotationConfiguration.java:854)
at org.hibernate.ejb.Ejb3Configuration.buildEntityManagerFactory(Ejb3Configuration.java:669)
at org.hibernate.ejb.HibernatePersistence.createContainerEntityManagerFactory(HibernatePersistence.java:132)

Solution

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