My Oracle Support Banner

OPMN Fails To Start Reports Server 11g During the Configuration Phase (Doc ID 1300825.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release Oracle11g]
Red Hat Advanced Server
Applies to Red Hat Enterprise Server 5 (x64)
***Checked for relevance on 06-Jan-2014***


The Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) 11g Portal, Forms, Reports Discoverer (PFRD) binary home has been successfully installed and patched to Weblogic Server 10.3.6 and a certified 64 bit JDK were installed before FMW was installed.

When an attempt is made to configure a domain including Reports by executing  $ORACLE_HOME/bin/ the config assistant fails with the following error message written to the console~<instance_name>~1.log:

The config assistant failed starting
./opmnctl startproc process-type=ReportsServerComponent
opmnctl startproc: starting opmn managed processes...
opmn  id=host.domain:port
0 of 1 processes started.

ias-instance  id=asinst

-->  Process (index=1,uid=<uid>,pid=<pid>)
failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit

There are no other log messages to indicate why Reports Server fails to start.

- If multicast for Reports server is disabled for diagnostic purposes following:

How to Enable Namingservice Discovery Mechanism for all Reports Server in Reports 11g?  (<Note 881712.1>)

the console log now reveals:

11/02/23 20:01:06 Start process
<$ORACLE_HOME>/bin/rwserver:  error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.