Weblogic AdminServer fails with "unable to get file lock, will retry" error message

(Doc ID 1613945.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on Dec 5, 2016***

Goal

Your server does not start and you get the error:

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