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OC4J Application Fails To Start on AIX: Unrecognized Option: -server (Doc ID 356597.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release AS10g to AS10gR2]
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
IBM AIX Based Systems (64-bit)
AIX5L Based Systems (64-bit)

Checked for relevance on 12-May-2009


After reconfiguring the OC4J application <start-parameters> <java-options> in "opmn.xml" file to include the -server option, the OC4J application fails to start.


<process-type id="support" module-id="OC4J" status="enabled">
<category id="start-parameters">
<data id="java-options" value="-server$ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/support/config/java2.policy -Djava.awt.headless=true



The following error is shown in the $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logs/OC4J~<app_name>~default_island~1 log:

[ Unrecognized option: -server ]
[ JVMCI123: Unable to parse 1.2 format supplied options - rc=-6 ]
Could not create JVM.

 The -server option may have been added to OC4J_SECURITY startup options following configuration of 10gAS Single Sign-On for Windows Native Authentication using 'ssoca wna'.




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