Installation of Portal 11g fails With WLS_PORTAL Startup Errors and NodeManager Port Errors

(Doc ID 1264552.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Portal - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 24-Oct-2013
Checked for relevance on 28-Nov-2013

Symptoms

The following error is seen in the Install<dateandtime>.log file when trying to configure Portal 11g:

Starting Managed Server : WLS_PORTAL
In public start
ASWLServer.start ...
getDomainRuntimeMBeanServerConnection ...
Connecting to Domain runtime ...
trying to connect to bmarien-be.be.oracle.com 7001
Successfully connected to the Domain Runtime ...
getDomainRuntimeMBeanServerConnection ...
Connecting to Domain runtime ...
trying to connect to bmarien-be.be.oracle.com 7001
Successfully connected to the Domain Runtime ...
oracle.as.provisioning.exception.ASProvisioningException
at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.Config.executeConfigWorkflow_WLS(Config.java:872)
at oracle.as.install.classic.ca.standard.StandardWorkFlowExecutor.execute(StandardWorkFlowExecutor.java:65)
at oracle.as.install.classic.ca.standard.AbstractProvisioningTask.execute(AbstractProvisioningTask.java:26)
... etc ...
Caused by: oracle.as.provisioning.exception.ASProvWorkflowException
at oracle.as.provisioning.weblogic.ASWLServer._start(ASWLServer.java:1026)
at oracle.as.provisioning.weblogic.ASWLServer.start(ASWLServer.java:897)
at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.WorkFlowExecutor._startStopServersAndApps(WorkFlowExecutor.java:813)
at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.WorkFlowExecutor.executeWLSWorkFlow(WorkFlowExecutor.java:482)
at oracle.as.provisioning.engine.Config.executeConfigWorkflow_WLS(Config.java:866)
... 13 more

These messages are also seen in the install<dateandtime>.out file :

Launching NodeManager ...
...
Node Manager starting in the background isPortAvailable [port 5556]
Port 5556 not available.

Cause

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