NodeManager as a Service Fails to Start with errors "Identity key store file not found"

(Doc ID 1600022.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


On : version, Certification

When attempting to start the NodeManager as a service, it does not start.   The log for the NodeManager Service shows the following:


[Sat Nov 09 01:29:46 2013] [I] [RunJavaApp] Invoking main class
<Nov 9, 2013 1:29:47 AM GMT> <INFO> <Loading domains file:
<Nov 9, 2013 1:29:50 AM GMT> <INFO> <Loading identity key store:
FileName=C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_Home\user_projects\domains\base_domain\nodemanager\security\DemoIdentity.jks, Type=jks, PassPhraseUsed=true>
<Nov 9, 2013 1:29:50 AM GMT> <SEVERE> <Fatal error in NodeManager server> weblogic.nodemanager.common.ConfigException: Identity key store file not found:
at weblogic.nodemanager.server.SSLConfig.loadKeyStoreConfig(


You can enable logging for Oracle Weblogic base_domain NodeManager service as follows:

1. Open regedit
2. Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > ControlSet001 > services > Oracle Weblogic base_domain NodeManager
3. On the right frame you will see Log
4. Double click on Log
5. Add a value data for a log file, for example  C:\servicelogwls.log


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