Node Manager Fails to Start with "Could not obtain exclusive lock with lockFile" on WebLogic Server 12.1.3 (Doc ID 1957957.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

WebLogic Server (WLS) 12.1.3 has been installed on an Exalogic machine with a multihome setup, so there is a shared location configured for multiple WLS domain home directories. When attempting to launch two instances of Node Manager, the following error occurs.

Cause

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