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Elasticsearch will not Start After Applying Patch 33691694 (Doc ID 2833439.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2022

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

After applying patch 33691694, Elasticsearch is not starting. No error message is returned during the startup attempt.

The Elasticsearch logs (/<esHome>/esNode/logs/<HOSTNAME>.log>) show: 

[<TIMESTAMP>][ERROR][o.e.b.Bootstrap          ] [<HOSTNAME>] Exceptionjava.lang.IllegalStateException: codebase property already set: codebase.log4j-api -> file:<esHome>/elasticsearch/lib/log4j-api-2.17.0.jar, cannot set to file:/<esHome>/elasticsearch/lib/log4j-api-2.16.0.jar

Both the pre and post installation steps from the patch README were followed.

The command wlst.sh updateES.py installES.properties returned:

The Elasticsearch server has been updated successfully



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Cause

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