"java.io.IOException: Server failed to start up" After Fresh SOA on WebLogic Server 9.2 Installation

(Doc ID 754115.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance 05-Oct-2010***
***Checked for relevance on 21-Feb-2013***


After a fresh installation of SOA on WebLogic 9.2, as described in the following documentation:

Oracle´┐Ż SOA Suite
Installation Guide for WebLogic Server
10g Release 3 ( for UNIX and Microsoft Windows
Included as part of the for WebLogic patch, in Weblogic_SOA10134\InstallandUpgradeDoc\E13058_01.pdf.

the admin server and node manager start correctly, but when the OracleSOAServer server is started via the admin console, it fails to start. The following message is printed to the command window in which the node manager was started:

<Dec 1, 2008 3:19:38 AM> <Warning> <Exception while starting server 'OracleSOAServer': java.io.IOException: Server failed to start up. See server output log for more details.>

The log file  BEA_HOME\user_projects\domains\SOADomain\servers\OracleSOAServer\logs\OracleSO
contains the following error message:

<Dec 1, 2008 3:19:38 AM> <Warning> <Exception while starting server 'OracleSOAServer': 
 java.io.IOException: Server failed to start up. See server output log for more details.>
 java.io.IOException: Server failed to start up. See server output log for more details.
 at weblogic.nodemanager.server.ServerManager.start(ServerManager.java:296)
 at weblogic.nodemanager.server.Handler.handleStart(Handler.java:511)
 at weblogic.nodemanager.server.Handler.handleCommand(Handler.java:115)
 at weblogic.nodemanager.server.Handler.run(Handler.java:66)
 at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)
The boot identity may have been changed since the boot identity file was created. Please edit and update the boot identity file with the proper values of username and password. The first time the updated boot identity file is used to start the server, these new values are encrypted.


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