OC4J_SECURITY Is Failing To Start After Problems With Metadata Repository Database

(Doc ID 550631.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version 9.0.4 to 10.1.4 [Release 10gR1 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-OCT-2015***


Attempts to start OC4J_SECURITY fail with error 'time out while waiting for a managed process to start'.

Example opmnctl output:

opmnctl: starting opmn and all managed processes...

opmn id=oracleoas:6200
2 of 3 processes started.

ias-instance id=oracleas_inf.oracleoas.oracle.com

--> Process (pid=1232)
time out while waiting for a managed process to start

The problem started occurring after the Oracle SSO Metadata Respository database experienced problems with 'failure to write to archive logs' due to lack of disk space.

Now, a successful connection to the database from the SSO tier is possible; but, OC4J_SECURITY startup is still failing.

The debug ssoServer.log shows entries:

08/01/25 12:35:44 SSO: Initializing the encryption objects failed
08/01/25 12:35:44 oracle.security.sso.server.conf.ConfigurationException: Missing SSO server configuration

Steps To Reproduce

1. Confirm the database is up and TNS listener is running
2. Run <SSO_home>/opmn/bin/opmnctl startall. After some time the error occurs.


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