OPSS - Weblogic Startup Fails with Error JPS-03027: PDPService service instance failed during initialization due to lack of grant

(Doc ID 2350178.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Platform Security for Java - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to start OMS 12c Managed Server
The server startup fails with the following error


<WebLogicServer> <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: JPS-03027: PDPService service instance failed during initialization due to lack of grant. If you are seeing this error after a new installation, make sure you have updated weblogic.policy as installation step suggested
weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: JPS-03027: PDPService service instance failed during initialization due to lack of grant. If you are seeing this error after a new installation, make sure you have updated weblogic.policy as installation step suggested
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1402)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.initialize(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1022)

Caused By: oracle.security.jps.JpsRuntimeException: JPS-03027: PDPService service instance failed during initialization due to lack of grant. If you are seeing this error after a new installation, make sure you have updated weblogic.policy as installation step suggested
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil.getDefaultPDPService(PolicyUtil.java:2978)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyUtil.getPDPService(PolicyUtil.java:3226)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.PolicyDelegationController.<init>(PolicyDelegationController.java:167)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.policystore.JavaPolicyProvider.<init>(JavaPolicyProvider.java:383)
at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace


Caused By: java.security.AccessControlException: access denied (oracle.security.jps.JpsPermission idstore.config)
at java.security.AccessControlContext.checkPermission(AccessControlContext.java:374)
at java.security.AccessController.checkPermission(AccessController.java:549)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsAuth$AuthorizationMechanism$3.checkPermission(JpsAuth.java:463)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsAuth.checkPermission(JpsAuth.java:523)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsAuth.checkPermission(JpsAuth.java:549)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace

 

Changes

The Middleware home was restored from backup after an unsuccessful attempt to change weblogic user password

 

Cause

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