Glassfish 2.1.1 Server fails to start with error: WebModule [__JWSappclients:sys.war] failed to deploy and has been disabled (Doc ID 2229080.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 2.1.1 to 2.1.1 [Release 2.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Glassfish server fails to start and the following error is seen in the log file:

LOG File:
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#|2017-01-18T10:05:47.778-0800|WARNING|sun-appserver2.1.1|javax.enterprise.system.core|_ThreadID=1;_ThreadName=main;__JWSappclients;_RequestID=360cdd98-881e-488e-9d18-4c16b583d120;|CORE5021: Application NOT loaded: [__JWSappclients]|#]

[#|2017-01-18T10:05:47.780-0800|WARNING|sun-appserver2.1.1|javax.enterprise.system.stream.err|_ThreadID=1;_ThreadName=main;_RequestID=360cdd98-881e-488e-9d18-4c16b583d120;|java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)

[#|2017-01-18T10:05:47.782-0800|WARNING|sun-appserver2.1.1|javax.enterprise.system.stream.err|_ThreadID=1;_ThreadName=main;_RequestID=360cdd98-881e-488e-9d18-4c16b583d120;|Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/sun/appserv/server/LifecycleListener|#]

Cause

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