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WebLogic 10.3.6 Fails To Start After Removing Older Patch Set Update PSU And Issue Persists After Applying More Recent PSU (Doc ID 2562161.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2020

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

After removing WebLogic Server 10.3.6.0.181016 PSU GENM in order to install recent PSU, server does not start and fails with:

[Loaded com.bea.logging.LogBufferHandler from file:<Middleware_Home>/modules/com.bea.core.logging_1.9.0.0.jar]
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: weblogic/descriptor/BeanUpdateListener
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:631)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:615)
      at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:141)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197)
      at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306)
      at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247)
      at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
      at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:169)
      at weblogic.logging.MessageLogger.<clinit>(MessageLogger.java:44)
      at weblogic.logging.WLMessageLogger.log(WLMessageLogger.java:52)
      at weblogic.security.SecurityLogger.logDisallowingCryptoJDefaultJCEVerification(SecurityLogger.java:13444)
      at weblogic.security.utils.SecurityUtils.turnOffCryptoJDefaultJCEVerification(SecurityUtils.java:81)
      at weblogic.Server.main(Server.java:67)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: weblogic.descriptor.BeanUpdateListener
      at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:202)
      at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
      at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306)
      at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:301)
      at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:247)


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