MFT Embedded Servers Not Starting

(Doc ID 2168726.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Managed File Transfer - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Both the FTP and sFTP Embedded servers in Oracle MFT domain are not able to be started. When the start button is clicked, the embedded server status moves from Stopped to Failed. The error below is seen in the MFT-Diagnostic.log when trying to start server:

[2016-06-07T11:09:23.524+00:00] [mft_server1] [ERROR] [] [oracle.mft.COMMON] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '38' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 0c7040eb-5a2e-474f-8134-94414facdabb-00000009,0:44] [APP: mft-app] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] Embedded Servers initialization failed[[
MFTException [threadName=[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '38' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)', errorID=2185305d-2d6e-43ca-b745-d12f06cc7b5e, errorDesc=MFT-3601_Error while starting the hosted server {0} with root dir {1} and port {2}., cause=Exception creating DefaultSslConfiguration: Problem with Keystore creation. Keystore should not be null.]
at oracle.tip.mft.init.MFTServer.initEmbeddedServers(
at oracle.tip.mft.init.MFTServer.initialize(



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