Configuration Of FMW 11g Forms Fails with nodemanager.properties file not created !! Error (Doc ID 1233245.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

After a succesful installation of the Portal, Forms, Reports, Discoverer (PFRD) binary home, the goal is to configure Oracle FMW 11g Forms and Reports on 64 bit (x64) linux.

The configuration of the domain fails in the 'Create Domain' step.
The error reported to the install<date/time stamp>.out is:

ERROR : Time out occured : nodemanager.properties file not created !!
java.io.FileNotFoundException: /u01/Middleware/wlserver_10.3/common/nodemanager/nodemanager.properties (No such file or directory)
at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
at java.io.FileInputStream.<init>(FileInputStream.java:106)
at oracle.as.provisioning.weblogic.ASDomain._startNodeManager(ASDomain.java:3679)
at oracle.as.provisioning.weblogic.ASDomain.startNodeManager(ASDomain.java:3510)
at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.WorkFlowExecutor._createDomain(WorkFlowExecutor.java:636)
:
at oracle.as.install.engine.modules.configuration.ConfigurationModule.run(ConfigurationModule.java:83)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)


The nodemanager.log shows the following corresponding error :

<INFO>
<Loading domains file: /u01/Middleware/wlserver_10.3/common/nodemanager/nodemanager.domains>
<SEVERE> <Fatal error in node manager server>

weblogic.nodemanager.common.ConfigException:
Native version is enabled but nodemanager native library could not be loaded
at  weblogic.nodemanager.server.NMServerConfig.initProcessControl(NMServerConfig.java:245)
at weblogic.nodemanager.server.NMServerConfig.<init>(NMServerConfig.java:185)
at weblogic.nodemanager.server.NMServer.init(NMServer.java:181)
at weblogic.nodemanager.server.NMServer.<init>(NMServer.java:147)
at weblogic.nodemanager.server.NMServer.main(NMServer.java:353)
at weblogic.NodeManager.main(NodeManager.java:31)
Caused by:
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError:
/u01/Middleware/wlserver_10.3/server/native/linux/i686/libnodemanager.so:
/u01/Middleware/wlserver_10.3/server/native/linux/i686/libnodemanager.so:
wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32 (Possible cause: architecture word width mismatch)

Cause

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