Unable to Start WebCenter Spaces Managed Server After New Install, WebCenter Spaces Application Shows Status Failed, Error in WLS_Spaces.out Log: "Failed to invoke startup class" and "java.lang.ClassNotFoundException" (Doc ID 1351962.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 11.1.1.6.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 05-May-2015

Symptoms

Unable to start the WebCenter Managed Server (WLS_Spaces) after a fresh install.
The webcenter and webcenter-help applications show status "Failed" under deployments  in the WebLogic Server Administration Console.

There are no errors in the Configuration Wizard while creating the WebCenter domain.

How to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Install WebCenter.
  2. Run the Configuration Wizard to create the Webcenter domain.
  3. Review the deployments in the WebLogic Administration Console.
    The webcenter and webcenter-help applications will show a status of Installed.
  4. Start the Node Manager.
  5. Start the WLS_Spaces Managed Server from the WebLogic Server Administration Console.
  6. Review again the deployments in the WebLogic Administration Console.
    The webcenter and webcenter-help applications will show a status of Failed.


The WLS_Spaces.out Log File shows the following errors:

<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:54 AM PDT> <Notice> <Security> <BEA-090082> <Security initializing using security realm myrealm.>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "JRF Startup Class", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.jrf.wls.JRFStartup
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.jrf.wls.JRFStartup
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "JPS Startup Class", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.security.jps.wls.JpsWlsStartupClass
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.security.jps.wls.JpsWlsStartupClass
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "ODL-Startup", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.core.ojdl.weblogic.ODLConfiguration
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.core.ojdl.weblogic.ODLConfiguration
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "AWT Application Context Startup Class", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.jrf.AppContextStartup
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.jrf.AppContextStartup
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "JMX Framework Startup Class", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.as.jmx.framework.wls.spi.StartupListener
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.as.jmx.framework.wls.spi.StartupListener
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "JOC-Startup", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.ias.cache.Startup
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.ias.cache.Startup
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:57 AM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000286> <Failed to invoke startup class "DMS-Startup", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.dms.wls.DMSStartup
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.dms.wls.DMSStartup
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:305)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:246)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
<Aug 24, 2011 6:10:58 AM PDT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to STANDBY>



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