Weblogic Admin Server 11g Startup Error: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider | oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Unable to obtain default JPS Context! (Doc ID 1448890.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Apr-2015***

Symptoms

Installation type :  Identity Management 11g (11.1.1.5.0 ).

Start WLS admin server failed.

Adminsever.log shows:

####<Mar 19, 2012 4:26:07 AM EDT> <Error> <Security> <host> <AdminServer> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <> <> <> <1332145567020> <BEA-090892> <The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider>
####<Mar 19, 2012 4:26:07 AM EDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <host> <AdminServer> <Main Thread> <> <> <> <1332145567025> <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider
weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1398)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.initialize(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1018)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityServiceManager.initialize(SecurityServiceManager.java:873)
at weblogic.security.SecurityService.start(SecurityService.java:141)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:209)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
Caused By: oracle.security.jps.JpsRuntimeException: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:293)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:284)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.JavaPolicyProvider.<init>(JavaPolicyProvider.java:270)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:355)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1339)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.initialize(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1020)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityServiceManager.initialize(SecurityServiceManager.java:879)
at weblogic.security.SecurityService.start(SecurityService.java:141)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:209)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
Caused By: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil.getDefaultPolicyStore(PolicyUtil.java:899)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:291)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:285)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.JavaPolicyProvider.<init>(JavaPolicyProvider.java:270)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:355)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1339)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.initialize(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1020)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityServiceManager.initialize(SecurityServiceManager.java:879)
at weblogic.security.SecurityService.start(SecurityService.java:141)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:209)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
Caused By: java.security.PrivilegedActionException: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Unable to obtain default JPS Context!
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil.getDefaultPolicyStore(PolicyUtil.java:844)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:291)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:285)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.JavaPolicyProvider.<init>(JavaPolicyProvider.java:270)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:355)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1339)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.initialize(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1020)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityServiceManager.initialize(SecurityServiceManager.java:879)
at weblogic.security.SecurityService.start(SecurityService.java:141)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:209)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
Caused By: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Unable to obtain default JPS Context!
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil$1.run(PolicyUtil.java:860)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil$1.run(PolicyUtil.java:844)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil.getDefaultPolicyStore(PolicyUtil.java:844)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:291)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:285)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.JavaPolicyProvider.<init>(JavaPolicyProvider.java:270)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:355)
at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1339)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.initialize(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1020)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityServiceManager.initialize(SecurityServiceManager.java:879)
at weblogic.security.SecurityService.start(SecurityService.java:141)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:209)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
...
####<Mar 19, 2012 4:26:07 AM EDT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <host> <AdminServer> <Main Thread> <> <> <> <1332145567094> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FAILED>
####<Mar 19, 2012 4:26:07 AM EDT> <Error> <WebLogicServer> <host> <AdminServer> <Main Thread> <> <> <> <1332145567094> <BEA-000383> <A critical service failed. The server will shut itself down>
####<Mar 19, 2012 4:26:07 AM EDT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <host> <AdminServer> <Main Thread> <> <> <> <1332145567097> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FORCE_SHUTTING_DOWN>
####<Mar 19, 2012 4:26:07 AM EDT> <Info> <WebLogicServer> <host> <AdminServer> <Main Thread> <> <> <> <1332145567110> <BEA-000236> <Stopping execute threads.>

Changes

 Fresh installation of the Identity Management.

Cause

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