Oracle HTTP Server Fails to Start with Error OHS-2018 (Doc ID 2188877.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 to 12.2.1.1.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3.0.0 version, Apache Web Server

Recently installed a new Oracle HTTP server version 12.1.3.0.0
When trying to start the OHS from the Fusion Middleware Console or using DOMAIN_HOME/bin/startComponent.sh ohs1 the OHS will not start.



ERROR
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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




STEPS
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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



Cause

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