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"A JNI error has occurred" Installing or Upgrading to ORDS 22.1 (Doc ID 2865888.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 22.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 Installing or Upgrading to ORDS 22.1 shows below error

ords --config / install
Error: A JNI error has occurred, please check your installation and try again
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: oracle/dbtools/launcher/executable/jar/ExecutableJarEntrypoint has been compiled by a more recent version of the Java Runtime (class file version 55.0), this version of the Java Runtime only recognizes class file versions up to 52.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:756)
at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:142)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:473)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$100(URLClassLoader.java:74)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:369)
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:363)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:362)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:418)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:355)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:351)
at sun.launacher.LauncherHelper.checkAndLoadMain(LauncherHelper.java:601)

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