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The "webcenter" Application is Failing to Start Due to Error: java.io.FileNotFoundException (Doc ID 2831665.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The "webcenter" application is failing to start after upgrading from 12.2.1.3 to 12.2.1.4.
The portal managed server output log file shows the following errors:


ERRORS 

<DATE-TIME> <Error> <Weblogic-Validation> <BEA-2156405> <Unable to read resource, zip:<DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/WC_Portal/tmp/_WL_user/oracle.webcenter.framework/.../APP-INF/lib/portal-api-impl.jar!/META-INF/constraints-propertybean.xml, because java.io.FileNotFoundException: zip:<DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/WC_Portal/tmp/_WL_user/oracle.webcenter.framework/.../APP-INF/lib/portal-api-impl.jar!/META-INF/constraints-propertybean.xml
java.io.FileNotFoundException: zip:<DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/WC_Portal/tmp/_WL_user/oracle.webcenter.framework/.../APP-INF/lib/portal-api-impl.jar!/META-INF/constraints-propertybean.xml
    at weblogic.utils.zip.ZipURLConnection.connect(Handler.java:100)
    at weblogic.utils.zip.ZipURLConnection.getInputStream(Handler.java:69)
    at weblogic.utils.classloaders.URLSource.getInputStream(URLSource.java:25)
    at weblogic.utils.classloaders.URLSource.getBytes(URLSource.java:36)
    at weblogic.validation.ValidationDescriptorClassFinder.getSource(ValidationDescriptorClassFinder.java:71)
    Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
>
...

<DATE-TIME> <Error> <Deployer> <BEA-149231> <Unable to set the activation state to true for the application "webcenter".

 

STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps: 

  1. Upgrade from 12.2.1.3 to 12.2.1.4. 
  2. Apply the latest WebCenter Portal bundle patch. 
  3. Start the portal managed server.

    The managed server .out file will show the error.

Changes

 

Cause

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