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Unable To Start WLS After Updating JAVA_OPTIONS in - Exception: / "config/jps-config.xml is a directory. File name expected" (Doc ID 2419752.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2023

Applies to:

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


In an Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c 12.2.1 environment using OPSS, unable to start the Weblogic AdminServer, showing these two exceptions:

1. java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to perform operation: post construct on
2. JPS-01531: Configuration location ./config/jps-config.xml is a directory. File name expected


Initial troubleshooting pointed to a potential issue with tmp directories, so these things were attempted:

- Tried removing the cache and tmp directories, but that did not help.
- Checked that the OS user has full access to the server /tmp location.


Tried setting options in the file.


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