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Upgrading Weblogic Domain using WLST Command readDomainForUpgrade() Fails with the Error "64254: Encountered error: UPGWLS-03503: The domain configuration file <Path -to - domain>/config/config.xml is not valid" (Doc ID 2373721.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When running readDomainForUpgrade()  WLST command it fails with the below error -

 

readDomainForUpgrade('<Path -to - domain>')
Error: readDomainForUpgrade() failed. Do dumpStack() to see details.
Error: No domain or domain template has been read.
wls:/offline>dumpStack()
com.oracle.cie.domain.script.jython.WLSTException: 64254: Error occurred in "Reading Domain" phase execution
64254: Encountered error: UPGWLS-03503: The domain configuration file <Path -to - domain>/config/config.xml is not valid.
64254: Check log for more detail.
null
at com.oracle.cie.domain.script.jython.CommandExceptionHandler.handleException(CommandExceptionHandler.java:69)
at com.oracle.cie.domain.script.jython.WLScriptContext.handleException(WLScriptContext.java:2983)
at com.oracle.cie.domain.script.jython.WLScriptContext.readDomainForUpgrade(WLScriptContext.java:892

 

  

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