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***

Symptoms


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
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
ias-component/process-type/process-set:
OC4J/OC4J_SECURITY/default_island

Error
--> Process (pid=1232)
time out while waiting for a managed process to start
Log:
C:\OraHome1\opmn\logs\OC4J~OC4J_SECURITY~default_island~1



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.



Cause

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