EM GC OMS Fails to Start After Server Reboot: AdminServer Could Not Be Started. WLS Admin Server Fails to Start with Log Error message: oracle.security.jps.JpsException: [PolicyUtil] Exception while getting default policy Provider

(Doc ID 1933394.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2018

Applies to:

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


Migrated the server a couple months ago just by copying all the binary files (i.e., all of /u01) from the old server to the new server (with a higher linux version), as no migration documentation path could be found.

The application worked correctly until this last server reboot.

Now when trying to start the application, it fails with:

Then restart the server. In the standard out (or in the output of "ps -ef" if the server starts), verify the above jar file is referenced in classpath shown.


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