Oracle HTTP Server Fails to Start with Error OHS-2018
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle HTTP Server - Version 184.108.40.206.0 to 220.127.116.11.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On : 18.104.22.168.0 version, Apache Web Server
Recently installed a new Oracle HTTP server version 22.214.171.124.0
When trying to start the OHS from the Fusion Middleware Console or using DOMAIN_HOME/bin/startComponent.sh ohs1 the OHS will not start.
OHS-2018 Illegal attempt to re-initialise SSL for server /app/oracle/Middleware/user_projects/domains/wl_server/config/fmwconfig/components/OHS/instances/ohs_1/ssl.conf
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Attempt to start the ohs1 component from the Fusion Middleware Console
2. Attempt to start the ohs1 using DOMAIN_HOME/bin/startComponent.sh ohs1
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