OID Configuration Fails With Error Starting OID If TNS_ADMIN Is Set

(Doc ID 1338593.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version: and later   [Release: Oracle11g and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In a Fusion Middleware Identity Management Installation, while running the Configuration Assistant to configure OID, $ORACLE_HOME/bin/config.sh,  the Configuration Assistant fails during the instance creation task.  The configuration logs show the following error:

Enter ODS password:
Validating OID input parameters
Enter ODSSM password:
Enter OID admin password:
Creating OID specific directories
Creating wallet and tnsnames.ora for OID
Adding configuration entry for OID
Updating opmn.xml with OID snippet
Updating component-logs.xml with OID name
Setting proxy mbean properties
Skipping oid1 component registration.
Skipping oid1 component unregistration.
Deleting oid1 directories
oracle.as.config.ProvisionException: Error Starting OID
at oracle.iam.management.oid.install.wls.OIDComponentHelper.temp_startOID(OIDComponentHelper.java:2001)
: at oracle.iam.management.oid.install.wls.OIDComponent.postCreateConfig(OIDComponent.java:319)
at oracle.as.config.provisioner.commands.CreateComponentCommand.execute(CreateComponentCommand.java:33)
at oracle.as.config.provisioner.InstallerCmdLine.run(InstallerCmdLine.java:133)
at oracle.as.config.provisioner.InstallerCmdLine.main(InstallerCmdLine.java:44)
Caused by: oracle.as.config.ProvisionException: OID server context is null
at oracle.iam.management.oid.install.wls.OIDComponentHelper._isOIDSrvUp(OIDComponentHelper.java:2069)
at oracle.iam.management.oid.install.wls.OIDComponentHelper.temp_startOID(OIDComponentHelper.java:1991)
... 4 more
Command succeeded.


The TNS_ADMIN environment variable is set prior to running the Configuration Assistant.


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