Unable to Start Identity or Access Server After Crash - Error Says "Malformed list header in ValNameList::Read()"

(Doc ID 430135.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

COREid Identity - Version: 7.0 to 7.0.4 - Release: COREid to
COREid Access - Version: 7.0 to 7.0.4   [Release: COREid to ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 12-Apr-2010


Your cannot start the Identity Server or Access Server.

Starting Identity Server shows:

<Installation Directory>/identity/oblix/apps/common/bin> ./start_ois_server
Starting OIS server ...
OIS Server started with pid: 1543
<Installation Directory>/identity/oblix/apps/common/bin>Starting OIS server Watchdog.....
OIS Server Watchdog cannot run, because there is no OIS Server to watch.

Starting Access Server shows:

<Installation Directory>/access/oblix/apps/common/bin> ./start_access_server
Starting access server ...
Access Server started with pid: 10816
<Installation Directory>/access/oblix/apps/common/bin> Access Server Exception: Error: Malformed
list header in ValNameList::Read().
Starting Access Server Watchdog.....
Access Server Watchdog cannot run, because there is no AAA Server to watch.


Forceful exit on Identity or Access Server, such as system crash.


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