Weblogic Server Fails to Start With Node Manager - "Error: Could Not Find Or Load Main Class Weblogic.Server"

(Doc ID 2311678.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When starting a WebLogic managed server with Node Manager from Admin Console, the server fails to start with the below error in standard out:

Error: Could not find or load main class weblogic.Server


In this case, the nodemanager.properties file was recently updated.


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