After Applying Weblogic PSU, Managed Server Doesn't Start Via Node Manager And Failed With weblogic.management.ManagementException: [Management:141266]Parsing Failure in config.xml

(Doc ID 2360301.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

After installing WebLogic Server 10.3.6.0.170718 PSU, managed server does not start when using Node Manager.

It fails with:

weblogic.management.ManagementException: [Management:141266]Parsing Failure in config.xml: weblogic.descriptor.DescriptorManager.setDescriptorMacroSubstitutor(Lweblogic/descriptor/DescriptorMacroSubstitutor;)V
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.RuntimeAccessImpl.<init>(RuntimeAccessImpl.java:127)
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.RuntimeAccessService.start(RuntimeAccessService.java:41)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.ServerServicesManager.startService(ServerServicesManager.java:462)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.ServerServicesManager.startInStandbyState(ServerServicesManager.java:167)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.T3Srvr.initializeStandby(T3Srvr.java:881)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.T3Srvr.startup(T3Srvr.java:568)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.T3Srvr.run(T3Srvr.java:469)
at weblogic.Server.main(Server.java:71)
Caused by: java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: weblogic.descriptor.DescriptorManager.setDescriptorMacroSubstitutor(Lweblogic/descriptor/DescriptorMacroSubstitutor;)V
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.DescriptorManagerHelper$READONLY_SINGLETON.<clinit>(DescriptorManagerHelper.java:34)
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.DescriptorManagerHelper.getDescriptorManager(DescriptorManagerHelper.java:63)
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.DescriptorManagerHelper.loadDescriptor(DescriptorManagerHelper.java:69)
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.RuntimeAccessImpl$IOHelperImpl.parseXML(RuntimeAccessImpl.java:690)
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.RuntimeAccessImpl.parseNewStyleConfig(RuntimeAccessImpl.java:270)
at weblogic.management.provider.internal.RuntimeAccessImpl.<init>(RuntimeAccessImpl.java:115)
...

Managed Server successfully start by running startManagedWebLogic.sh script.

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