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Getting "OTD-67866 The specified domain home has not been extended with the Oracle Traffic Director domain extension template" When Running otd_startFailover to Start Failover Group in OTD 12c (Doc ID 2297005.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


There is a three-host setup with one Admin Server host and two OTD hosts that has OTD 12c instance deployed on each (See Doc ID 2114865.1). An Active-passive failover is configured consisting of the two OTD instances. When starting the failover group using otd_startFailover command on the two OTD instance host it fails with the following error:

$ ./

Initializing WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) ...

Welcome to WebLogic Server Administration Scripting Shell

Type help() for help on available commands

wls:/offline> props = {}
wls:/offline> props['domain-home'] = '/<DIR>/app/domains/mqfyr_domain'
wls:/offline> props['instance'] = 'otd_otdqas_MADFYR2'
wls:/offline> props['log-verbose'] = 'true'
wls:/offline> otd_startFailover(props)
Traceback (innermost last):
 File "<console>", line 1, in ?
 File "/<DIR>/app/oracle/product/fmw/otd/plugins/wlst/otd-wlst-dependencies.jar!/wlstScriptDir/", line 141, in otd_startFailover
 File "/<DIR>/app/oracle/product/fmw/otd/plugins/wlst/otd-wlst-dependencies.jar!/wlstScriptDir/", line 679, in otdutil_validate_props
 File "/<DIR>/app/oracle/product/fmw/otd/plugins/wlst/otd-wlst-dependencies.jar!/wlstScriptDir/", line 248, in otdutil_validate_domain
WLSTException: OTD-67866 The specified domain home has not been extended with the OTD domain extension template.




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