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Reports Server Keeps Restarting with IBM JDK 1.8.301 or later (Doc ID 2947526.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)


After Java update to version 1.8.301 or later, the report server engines started restarting over and over again. Corporate security policy oblite to be up to date with Java security patches.

<May 4, 2023 10:51:32 AM CEST> <INFO> <NodeManager ComponentManager> <The server '<reports_server_name>' with process id <PID> is no longer alive; waiting for the process to die.>
<May 4, 2023 10:51:32 AM CEST> <FINEST> <NodeManager ComponentManager> <Process died.>
<May 4, 2023 10:51:32 AM CEST> <FINEST> <NodeManager ComponentManager> <get latest startup configuration before deciding/trying to restart the server>
<May 4, 2023 10:51:32 AM CEST> <INFO> <NodeManager ComponentManager> <Server failed so attempting to restart (restart count = 1)>
May 04, 2023 10:51:33 AM validateFileLocation
INFO: JPS Config: /u01/oracle/config/domains/FRDomain/config/fmwconfig/jps-config-jse.xml
May 04, 2023 10:51:37 AM openWallet
WARNING: Opening of wallet based credential store failed. Reason
May 04, 2023 10:51:37 AM preStart
INFO: Jps startup failed.

Starting the reports server manually with How to Start Standalone Reports Server 12c From a Java Command for Troubleshooting Purposes(Doc ID 2095994.1) works fine and it was proposed as a workaround


IBM JDK update to 1.8.301 or later


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