Weblogic 12c Managed Server Does Not Start with error "The server xxxx is in an incompatible state" (Doc ID 1645094.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In some cases when the managed server was incorrectly stopped, trying to start it using the node manager could lead to the following error:

"The server xxxx is in an incompatible state"

You can not start the managed server using the admin console because of this.

Cause

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