OPSS - Unable to Start WLS Admin Server; Error in Log File: "The system cannot find the path specified" (Doc ID 1664858.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Unable to start Weblogic Admin Server. Seeing the error message in AdminServer.log:

####<Apr 17, 2014 3:42:47 PM EDT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <hyp11webd> <AdminServer> <Main Thread> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <> <1397763767634> <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: @DOMAIN_HOME\config\fmwconfig\jps-config.xml (The system cannot find the path specified)
weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: @DOMAIN_HOME\config\fmwconfig\jps-config.xml (The system cannot find the path specified)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1402)
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Caused By: oracle.security.jps.config.JpsConfigurationException: @DOMAIN_HOME\config\fmwconfig\jps-config.xml (The system cannot find the path specified)
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Caused By: java.io.FileNotFoundException: @DOMAIN_HOME\config\fmwconfig\jps-config.xml (The system cannot find the path specified)
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<Server state changed to FAILED>

Cause

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