"OC4J did not send the protocol value for port id: default-web-site" When Starting OC4J Using OPMN (Doc ID 1217843.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 10.1.3.1.0 to 10.1.3.5.0 [Release AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Nov-2013***
***Checked for relevance on 19-May-2015***

Symptoms

OC4J instance "home2" is not starting in Oracle Application Server 10.1.3.x using "opmnctl startproc process-type=home2" with the following error:

failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit
Log:
$ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logs/group2~home2~group2~1.log


And the following error is reported in $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logss/opmn.log:

10/09/24 19:49:51 [pm-process] Starting Process: group2~home2~group2~1 (171:0)
10/09/24 19:51:50 [libopmnoc4j] Host and Port information for port type default-web-site not sent by the OC4J process
10/09/24 19:51:50 [libopmnoc4j] WARNING: OC4J did not send the protocol value for port id: default-web-site
10/09/24 19:51:50 [libopmnoc4j] Port information in the ONS notification is incorrect for proc: 171. Some of the reasons for the failure are:
1. ajp, rmi and jms ports could not be bound by the process.
2. If a port value for a certain port ID is handed by OPMN to the OC4J process and this value is not returned back in the ONS notifications. For example, this can happen for certain bad JGroups related configurations.
10/09/24 19:51:50 [libopmnoc4j] Process Start Error: group2~home2~group2~1 (171:25208)
10/09/24 19:51:51 [pm-process] Stopping Process: group2~home2~group2~1 (171:25208)
10/09/24 19:51:51 [libopmnoc4j] Process Stop Error: group2~home2~group2~1 (171:25208)
10/09/24 19:51:51 [libopmnoc4j] Failed to construct stop command for proc: 171
10/09/24 19:51:51 [libopmnoc4j] Forcefully Terminating Process: group2~home2~group2~1 (171:25208)


And the following error is reported in the OC4J stderr file:

10/09/24 19:50:55 Error initializing web-site at ./default-web-site.xml: $ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/home2/config/default-web-site.xml, Fatal error at line 1 offset 1 in file:$ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/home2/config/default-web-site.xml: .<Line 1, Column 1>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.

Cause

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