OVD 11g Fails to Start with OVD Console Log Error: Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: : XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.

(Doc ID 1969439.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) 11g Server, e.g., 11.1.1.6.0 version.

After upgrading JDK for OVD from "jdk1.6.0_31" to "jdk1.6.0_37", and ADF from 11.1.1.6 to 11.1.1.7, OVD started successfully for the first time, but subsequent starts fail:

opmnctl startall: starting opmn and all managed processes...
================================================================================
opmn id=myovdhost.mycompany.com:6701
Response: 2 of 3 processes started.

ias-instance id=asinst_2
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
ias-component/process-type/process-set:
 ovd1/OVD/ovd1/

Error
--> Process (index=1,uid=220145746,pid=10177)
 failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit
 Log:
 /IDM/Middleware/asinst_1/diagnostics/logs/OVD/ovd1/console~ovd1~1.log


The OVD console log shows:

--------
15/02/06 05:05:49 Start process
--------
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: Error parsing XML file.
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.ConfigHandler.getInstance(ConfigHandler.java:172)
       at com.octetstring.vde.VDEServer.main(VDEServer.java:341)
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: : XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.parsers.ConfigErrorHandler.fatalError(ConfigErrorHandler.java:100)
       at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:432)
       at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrors1(XMLError.java:287)
       at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseRootElement(NonValidatingParser.java:447)
       at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(NonValidatingParser.java:388)
       at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:232)
       at oracle.xml.jaxp.JXDocumentBuilder.parse(JXDocumentBuilder.java:155)
       at oracle.xml.jaxp.JXDocumentBuilder.parse(JXDocumentBuilder.java:111)
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.parsers.ConfigParser.parseConfiguration(ConfigParser.java:432)
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.parsers.ConfigParser.parseConfiguration(ConfigParser.java:404)
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.parsers.ConfigParser.parseConfiguration(ConfigParser.java:389)
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.ConfigHandler.getProvisionedAdapters(ConfigHandler.java:371)
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.ConfigHandler.(ConfigHandler.java:196)
       at com.octetstring.vde.config.ConfigHandler.getInstance(ConfigHandler.java:167)
       ... 1 more
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: : XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
       at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:422)
       ... 13 more



Cause

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