Newly Created Managed Server Fails to Start With Error "Could not start thread (VM Periodic Task). Resource temporarily unavailable"

(Doc ID 1992207.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Generic UNIX


After domain creation, the admin server and managed server fail to start. After setting -Xmx and -Xms values, the admin server starts. However, the managed server still fails to start with one of the errors below:


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