java.io.FileNotFoundException: JAR Entry Not Found Error Accessing Application After Redeployment in WLS 12.2.1 (Doc ID 2244836.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - OS Version: 7

Symptoms

Application is redeployed successfully on WLS 12.2.1 running on Windows. It fails when attempting to access and the following is seen in the logs :

java.io.FileNotFoundException: JAR entry META-INF/adfm.xml not found in H:\oracle\fusionmiddleware\11g\wls\tlcapps\domains\adf12c\servers\tlcapps1\tmp\_WL_user\FTS\4195b4\war\WEB-INF\lib\_wl_cls_gen.jar
java.io.FileNotFoundException: JAR entry META-INF/adfm.xml not found in H:\oracle\fusionmiddleware\11g\wls\tlcapps\domains\adf12c\servers\tlcapps1\tmp\_WL_user\FTS\4195b4\war\WEB-INF\lib\MyApplicationFile.jar


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Start WLS
2. Redeploy application

Due to this issue, users cannot modify the application without having to restart the whole domain.

Cause

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