Not able to start the ORDS 3.0.3 and 3.0.4 in Standalone mode on AIX Platform

(Doc ID 2144446.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 3.0.3 to 3.0.4 [Release APEX 3.0]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)


When you try to start ORDS 3.0.3 or ORDS 3.0.4 in standalone mode on AIX platforms you observe the following errors:

java -jar ords303.war standalone
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.dbtools.jarcl.Entrypoint.main(
Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
at oracle.dbtools.standalone.Standalone.execute(
at oracle.dbtools.cmdline.Commands.execute(
at oracle.dbtools.cmdline.Commands.main(
at oracle.dbtools.cmdline.Commands.main(
... 5 more
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException
at java.lang.ClassLoader.findClass(
at oracle.dbtools.jarcl.JarClassLoader.findClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassHelper(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
... 9 more


And the same ORDS versions will run using the weblogic server and other server. This issue occurs only via standalone mode.

Happens with Java Versions 1.8 and 1.7.

IBM J9 VM (build 2.7, JRE 1.7.0 AIX ppc64-64 Compressed References 20150407_243189 (JIT enabled, AOT enabled)
IBM J9 VM (build 2.8, JRE 1.8.0 AIX ppc64-64 Compressed References 20151019_272764 (JIT enabled, AOT enabled)



 Upgrade from ORDS 3.0.2 to 3.0.3 or 3.0.4.


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