Weblogic Server Error- java.lang.IllegalStateException: trying to set illegal state, present state RESUMING, new state ADMIN

(Doc ID 2279035.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2017

Applies to:

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


When starting a managed server the instance can come up in ADMIN mode due to any type of database failure. When attempting to RESUME the managed server from the Admin Console it will go into FORCE_SHUTDOWN state caused by an illegal state exception.



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