[COHERENCE] This member is not authorized to join the cluster

(Doc ID 1395326.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Coherence - Version 3.5.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-Jun-2013***

Goal

Installation has two Oracle Access Manager managed servers, oam_server1 & oam_server2, configured in a cluster environment.  When oam_server2 was started it failed to joined the cluster.

There were Coherence errors in the oam_server2 instance's log files:

[2012-01-11T23:38:40.491-05:00] [oam_server2] [ERROR] [] [Coherence] [tid: Logger@348637540 3.5.3/465p2] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 475432bac1a6682b:-15dc4c4a:134cfb28303:-8000-0000000000001337,0] [APP: oam_server] 2012-01-11 23:38:40.491/8679.866 Oracle Coherence GE 3.5.3/465p2 <Error> (thread=Cluster, member=n/a): This member is not authorized to join the cluster. Rejected by Member(Id=1, Timestamp=2012-01-11 16:41:38.756, Address=10.103.5.40:9095, MachineId=26664, Location=site:lynk.lynksystems.com,machine:mrxaovoemssp1,process:29456).
[2012-01-11T23:38:40.497-05:00] [oam_server2] [ERROR] [] [Coherence] [tid: Logger@348637540 3.5.3/465p2] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 475432bac1a6682b:-15dc4c4a:134cfb28303:-8000-0000000000001337,0] [APP: oam_server] 2012-01-11 23:38:40.497/8679.872 Oracle Coherence GE 3.5.3/465p2 <Error> (thread=[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)', member=n/a): Error while starting cluster: java.lang.RuntimeException: Failed to start Service "Cluster" (ServiceState=SERVICE_STOPPED, STATE_JOINING)[[
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.util.daemon.queueProcessor.Service.start(Service.CDB:38)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.util.daemon.queueProcessor.service.Grid.start(Grid.CDB:38)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.net.Cluster.onStart(Cluster.CDB:366)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.net.Cluster.start(Cluster.CDB:11)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.util.SafeCluster.startCluster(SafeCluster.CDB:3)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.util.SafeCluster.restartCluster(SafeCluster.CDB:7)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.util.SafeCluster.ensureRunningCluster(SafeCluster.CDB:27)
at com.tangosol.coherence.component.util.Safe

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