Failed to Invoke Startup Class "JRF Startup Class", java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.jrf.wls.JRFStartup Errors and SOA Server not Starting Successfully

(Doc ID 1367092.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The soa_infra application does not start while starting the SOA managed server. The following error occurs:

####<Sep 27, 2011 4:22:40 PM PDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <sjdvoas1> <soa_server1> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <> <> <> <1317165760068> <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.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)

In the WebLogic console, the status of the server shows as "STARTING" and the status of Last Action shows as "TASK IN PROGRESS (26 minutes)"


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

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

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms