Unable To Login To Exalogic ZFS Appliance Via BUI & CLI With "Waiting for the appliance shell to start" Message Shown When Logging In Via CLI Dropping To Failsafe Shell (Doc ID 2171498.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.0 to 2.0.6.2.160419
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

While attempting to log into the Exalogic ZFS Storage Appliance BUI console or CLI, the BUI console will hang on login. The CLI will display "Waiting for the appliance shell to start..." and  "dropping into failsafe shell...".

 

Changes

 A recent configuration on the ZFS appliance to add an LDAP server.

Cause

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