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Weblogic Admin Server Startup Fails "Error: Could not find or load main class = .........config.fmwconfig.jps-config.xml" (Doc ID 2439516.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2021

Applies to:

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


On : version, Java Platform Security
Unable to start Admin Server
The script fails with the following error

Error: Could not find or load main class =.<PATH><DOMAIN_NAME>.config.fmwconfig.jps-config.xml


The complete error stack from the out file is as shown below


starting weblogic with Java version:

java version "1.7.0_161"

Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_161-b13)

Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.161-b13, mixed mode)

Starting WLS with line:

<PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/bin/java -client -Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:CompileThreshold=8000 -XX:PermSize=128m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -Dweblogic.Name=AdminServer<PATH>/wlserver_10.3/server/lib/weblogic.policy -Xverify:none -da -Dplatform.home=<PATH>/wlserver_10.3 -Dwls.home=<PATH>/wlserver_10.3/server -Dweblogic.home=<PATH>/wlserver_10.3/server -Dwlw.iterativeDev= -Dwlw.testConsole= -Dwlw.logErrorsToConsole= -Dweblogic.ext.dirs=<PATH>/patch_wls1036/profiles/default/sysext_manifest_classpath:<PATH>/patch_ocp371/profiles/default/sysext_manifest_classpath -Dweblogic.configuration.schemaValidationEnabled=false -verbose:class =<PATH>/user_projects/domains/<DOMAIN_NAME>/config/fmwconfig/jps-config.xml weblogic.Server

[Opened <PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]

[Loaded java.lang.Object from <PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]

[Loaded from <PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]



[Loaded java.text.Format$Field from <PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]

[Loaded java.text.MessageFormat$Field from <PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]

Error: Could not find or load main class =.<PATH><DOMAIN_NAME>.config.fmwconfig.jps-config.xml

[Loaded java.lang.Shutdown from <PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]

[Loaded java.lang.Shutdown$Lock from /<PATH>/jdk1.7.0_161/jre/lib/rt.jar]





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