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ManagedServer is Not Able to Connect to AdminServer over SSL in-spite of having the Same Certificates (Doc ID 2432398.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to 12.2.1.3.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Admin and Managed server are configured with same custom certificate.

However, while starting the Managed server (startManagedWebLogic.sh Server1 https://xx.xx.xx.xx:7002) we are getting the following error : 

####<Jun 1, 2018 4:15:50,151 PM GMT> <Notice> <Security> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869750151> <[severity-value: 32] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-090169> <Loading trusted certificates from the jks keystore file /u01/oracle/wlserver/server/lib/DemoTrust.jks.>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:15:50,152 PM GMT> <Notice> <Security> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869750152> <[severity-value: 32] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-090169> <Loading trusted certificates from the jks keystore file /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_151/jre/lib/security/cacerts.>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:15:50,199 PM GMT> <Info> <Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869750199> <[severity-value: 64] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-141307> <Unable to connect to the Administration Server. Waiting 5 second(s) to retry (attempt number 1 of 3).>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:15:55,211 PM GMT> <Info> <Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869755211> <[severity-value: 64] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-141307> <Unable to connect to the Administration Server. Waiting 5 second(s) to retry (attempt number 2 of 3).>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:16:00,224 PM GMT> <Info> <Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869760224> <[severity-value: 64] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-141307> <Unable to connect to the Administration Server. Waiting 5 second(s) to retry (attempt number 3 of 3).>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:16:05,237 PM GMT> <Info> <Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869765237> <[severity-value: 64] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-141298> <Could not register with the Administration Server: java.rmi.RemoteException: [Deployer:149150]An IOException occurred while reading the input.; nested exception is:
javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: General SSLEngine problem>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:16:05,239 PM GMT> <Info> <Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869765239> <[severity-value: 64] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-141107> <Version: WebLogic Server 12.2.1.3.0 Thu Aug 17 13:39:49 PDT 2017 1882952>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:16:05,271 PM GMT> <Alert> <Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869765271> <[severity-value: 2] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-141151> <The Administration Server could not be reached at https://xx.xx.xx.xx:7002.>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:16:05,273 PM GMT> <Info> <Configuration Management> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-7> <> <> <> <1527869765273> <[severity-value: 64] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-150018> <This server is being started in Managed Server independence mode in the absence of the Administration Server.>
####<Jun 1, 2018 4:16:05,379 PM GMT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <ddc4c48ced2e> <> <Thread-8> <> <> <> <1527869765379> <[severity-value: 32] [partition-id: 0] [partition-name: DOMAIN] > <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to STARTING.>

Enabled the SSL debug and see the below error:

Caused By: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Changes

 

Cause

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