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Starting Node Manager As a Service on Linux Fails with Error "Main process exited, code=exited, status=203/EXEC" (Doc ID 2903516.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 14.1.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Followed the Knowledge Doc: How To Start Automatically WebLogic Server After Linux 7 Reboot (Doc ID 2787214.1)

The following Error showed up on starting Node Manager as a Service:

#systemctl status wls_nodemanager.service
● wls_nodemanager.service - WebLogic NodeManager Service
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/wls_nodemanager.service; disabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) 
Process:  ExecStart=ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/E1_HTTP/bin/startNodeManager.sh (code=exited, status=203/EXEC)
Main PID:  (code=exited, status=203/EXEC)

systemd[1]: Started WebLogic NodeManager Service.
systemd[1]: wls_nodemanager.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=203/EXEC
systemd[1]: wls_nodemanager.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

Cause

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