WLS Error: BEA-101083: Incorrect MACHINE_NAME was Referenced by Foreign Cluster (Doc ID 1431695.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Jan-2014***

Symptoms

Managed server logs presented recurring BEA-101083 errors, indicating a connection failure. After closer inspection, the offending WebLogic Server instances have been contacted by a foreign cluster, which was trying to get in contact with them as if they were part of the cluster. Logs showed the following recurring message structure after the WebLogic Server instance was initiated:

Changes

That machine was used temporarily as part of a foreign cluster. All references were removed, but there was still a machine reference to the machine that was related to the offending WebLogic Server instances.

Cause

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