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WLS_REPORTS doesn't Start as Windows Service "Error: [Management:141266] Parsing Failure" in config.xml (Doc ID 2734834.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2022

Applies to:

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


Report server (WLS_REPORTS) doesn't start as Windows service.

Installed Fusion Middleware Forms & Reports on Windows server 2012 R2. 
AdminServer , WLS_FORMS & WLS_REPORTS were installed and configured as Windows Services.
But only WLS_REPORTS Windows service doesn't start.

Using windows services manager and trying to start the service it reports:

Pop-up window: 
The beasvc ClassicDomain_WLS_REPORTS service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services.


 In order to address a known issue with wls-reports not working properly due to missing some jar files in the classpath. the customer modified the cmdline parameter in the registry.


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