Deployment Fails On WebLogic Server 12.2.x Running With JDK 1.8 With Error "weblogic.application.ModuleException: java.lang.IllegalStateException: AnnotationAwareAspectJAutoProxyCreator is only available on Java 1.5 and higher" (Doc ID 2233202.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

In Weblogic 12.2.X domains running with JDK 1.8 deployment of application fails with below error.

In the example given in this Note the WLS version is 12.2.1.0.0 and JDK version is jdk1.8.0_77

Changes

Moving the application from older weblogic version to weblogic 12.2.x which requires JDK 1.8 by default.

Cause

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