SOA Servers Fail to Start During Cluster Installation After Extending Domain and Get Error BEA-000286 "Failed to invoke startup class "SOAStartupClass"" (Doc ID 1618896.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Suite - Version 11.1.1.1.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During a SOA cluster installation, following the Enterprise Deployment Guide (EDG) the OWSM cluster is configured and started successfully.
Then the SOA cluster is added by extending the domain with the SOA components.
After this, all managed servers fail to start up, including the OWSM servers which were running successfully before this step.
The following errors are displayed or written to the log files:

 

Changes

The domain is extended by adding SOA components.

Cause

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