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OC4J Configuration Assistant fails during 10gAS Installation: OC4J_SECURITY fails to start (Doc ID 341154.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version 10.1.2 to [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The OC4J Configuration Assistant fails during 10gAS Identity Management installation. The Oracle Universal Installer configuration assistant output shows that start of OC4J_SECURITY failed.

Attempts to start OC4J_SECURITY from the commandline also fail. Sample output:

     $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/bin/opmnctl startproc process-type=OC4J_SECURITY


     opmn id=web01:6200
     0 of 1 processes started.


     --> Process (pid=7944)
     failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit

The OC4J~OC4J_SECURITY~default_island~1 log reports recovery from a previous failure but otherwise seems to report successful startup:

      05/10/06 10:40:36 Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE 10g ( initialized


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