WebLogic Server (WLS) Fails During Startup with java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError

(Doc ID 1277744.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Aug-2014***


A Server from a newly created domain fails to start with the following errors:

There are differences between a newly created working Domain and a non working Domain in the same environment. The below files are not generated in the failing domain under my_domain/servers/my_admin/data/ldap:


The only change is the creation of a new domain with a new installation of WLS. This issue is not specific to either WebLogic version or the OS version. This can happen on any combination of WebLogic version and OS.


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