OHS Component is Failing to Start After Fresh Installation with "Error: getMachine() failed"

(Doc ID 2333283.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Admin of iAS Web Server

When attempting to start OHS after a fresh installation, it fails with error, "Error: getMachine() failed. Do dumpStack() to see details"

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

1. Ran silent scripts to install binaries for OHS
2. Ran pack/unpack in OHS home


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