WebLogic Server Failed to Start with error java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.oracle.state.Locality$Location

(Doc ID 2310551.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While restarting the AdminServer found the below error in AdminServer startup logs because of which the server was not starting. The managed servers in the same machine also gave the same error.


Server fails to start because of below error.

Sep 24, 2017 8:01:59 AM weblogic.wsee.WseeCoreMessages logWseeServiceHalting
INFO: The Wsee Service is halting
Message: halt call on WseeServiceActivator failed
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/oracle/state/Locality$Location
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/oracle/state/Locality$Location
  at weblogic.wsee.runtime.WseeService.haltService(WseeService.java:67)
  at weblogic.t3.srvr.servicegroups.WseeServiceWrapper.haltService(WseeServiceWrapper.java:36)
  at weblogic.server.ServiceActivator.halt(ServiceActivator.java:105)
  at weblogic.server.AbstractServerService.preDestroy(AbstractServerService.java:117)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
  Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
Caused By: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.oracle.state.Locality$Location
  at com.oracle.classloader.PolicyClassLoader.loadClass(PolicyClassLoader.java:267)
  at com.oracle.classloader.weblogic.LaunchClassLoader.loadClass(LaunchClassLoader.java:62)
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:357)
  at weblogic.wsee.runtime.WseeService.haltService(WseeService.java:67)
  at weblogic.t3.srvr.servicegroups.WseeServiceWrapper.haltService(WseeServiceWrapper.java:36)
  Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace



Cause

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