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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 JUNE 05, 2021

Applies to:

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


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...".



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


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