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Retired Application Will Not Start under WebLogic Server 10.3.4 - Error: is in state STATE_RETIRED (Doc ID 1306663.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempting to start a retired application will fail with this message:


You can deploy upgraded applications using Production Redeployment to maintain 24x7 access by users during the upgrade. Once the upgrade has been completed, the earlier version of the application will be retired. For more information, see:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Deploying Applications to Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Release 1 (10.3.4)
Using Production Redeployment to Update Applications

In WLS 10.3.3 and earlier versions, the retired application could be started.


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