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How to Diagnose a Linux Entropy Issue on WebLogic Server Instances (Doc ID 1574979.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 to
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


It is observed on some Linux boxes that WebLogic server startup takes several minutes and hangs for a while. Similar behavior happens during the domain creation, when the security information gets populated.

If you take a thread dump on the troubled process you will observe that WebLogic is waiting for random data generation since the OS is running out of entropy.



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