Weblogic Console Shows em in State 'Prepared' or Admin Server Fails to Start After Applying a FMW Patch Set or Upgrading Weblogic Server (Doc ID 1528769.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control (FMWC) is not working after:

- patching a FMW Middleware Home to a later patch set.
or
- patching the Weblogic Server (WLS) used within a Middleware Home from, for example 10.3.5 to 10.3.6.

When started with a bespoke script the Admin Server starts but the Weblogic Server (WLS) Console shows the following applications are in state 'Prepared':

 

Changes

The FMW home was upgraded as follows:

- Patch WLS to the latest patch version compatible with the FMW patch set to be applied.
- Upgrade the FMW domain using the option from the Quickstart menu which can be launched at the end of the WLS
- (Optionally) Patch FMW 11g to a higher version.

Cause

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