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OPSS - Unable To Start Managed Server getting JPS-06514: Opening of file based keystore failed error (Doc ID 1642808.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Platform Security for Java - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After following the next steps:

  1. Install the product on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1>.
  2. Install the product on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2>.
  3. Create the domain on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1>, Admin Server on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1>.
  4. Create the managed server on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2>.
  5. Run the pack command on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1>.
  6. Move the jar to <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2> and run the unpack command.
  7. Start the Admin Server on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1> - Running fine and able to login to console.
  8. Start the managed server on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2>, using startManagedWebLogic.cmd  ManagedServername  t3://<WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1>:<WL_ADMIN_PORT>

The managed server is not able to start with the following error message:



 On <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1> the US_export_policy.jar and local_policy.jar in the JDK/ jre/lib/security folder had been updated and these files had not been updated on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2>.

Then the was created using the above files on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1> when using the unpack command on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2> the file is unable to be decrypted using the US_export_policy.jar and local_policy.jar on that server.

The issue is due to the different US_export_policy.jar and local_policy.jar in the jre/lib/security folder on <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME1> and <WL_HOST_SERVERNAME2>.


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