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AQ Adapter Fails to Dequeue Messages: java.sql.SQLException: XA error: XAResource.XAER_RMFAIL start() failed (Doc ID 1449004.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2020

Applies to:

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


The inbound AQ Adapter can not dequeue messages from the database Aq Queue.

The following exception is generated in the soa diagnostic logs when a message is sent to the AQ Queue:

[2012-03-29T05:19:52.339-04:00] [soa_server1] [ERROR] [] [oracle.soa.adapter] [host: hostname] [tid:$WorkWithListener@336a60de] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 16d59568a10954ee:-59c6efed:1365db032fb:-8000-0000000000002759,1:18994] [APP: soa-infra] AQ Adapter ADT [[
java.sql.SQLException: Unexpected exception while enlisting XAConnection java.sql.SQLException: XA error: XAResource.XAER_RMFAIL start() failed on resource 'aqSample_base_domain': XAER_RMFAIL : Resource manager is unavailable
javax.transaction.xa.XAException: Internal error: XAResource 'aqSample_base_domain' is unavailable

at weblogic.transaction.internal.XAResourceDescriptor.checkResource(
at weblogic.transaction.internal.XAResourceDescriptor.startResourceUse(
at weblogic.transaction.internal.XAServerResourceInfo.start(
at weblogic.transaction.internal.XAServerResourceInfo.xaStart(
at weblogic.transaction.internal.XAServerResourceInfo.enlist(
at weblogic.transaction.internal.ServerTransactionImpl.enlistResource(




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