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Windows Service for WLS Fails With "java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unable to use KSS for Demo Key Stores, KSS is unavailable" (Doc ID 2473611.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


After creating a Windows Service for the Oracle WebLogic AdminServer and Managed Servers, the Windows Service fails to start. No entries are recorded to WLS logs. Able to start the AdminServer and Managed Servers from command line and nodemanager.

Used following document to enable logging for AdminServer and Managed Servers windows service:

Fusion Middleware Administering Server Startup and Shutdown for Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3

Following error was recorded in the Windows Services logfile:


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