Cannot start managed server which is on SP5 and admin server is on SP6 (Doc ID 788070.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

On 8.1 in Production:
When attempting to startup a managed server,the following error occurs.

ERROR
The WebLogic Server did not start up properly.
java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
at
weblogic.rmi.internal.DescriptorManager.createRuntimeDescriptor(Ljava/lang/Class;)Lweblogic/rmi/inte
rnal/RuntimeDescriptor;(DescriptorManager.java:97)
at
weblogic.rmi.internal.DescriptorManager.getBasicRuntimeDescriptor(Ljava/lang/Class;)Lweblogic/rmi/in
ternal/BasicRuntimeDescriptor;(DescriptorManager.java:76)
at
weblogic.rmi.internal.DescriptorManager.getDescriptor(Ljava/lang/Class;)Lweblogic/rmi/internal/Runti
meDescriptor;(DescriptorManager.java:60)
at
weblogic.rmi.internal.DescriptorManager.getDescriptor(Ljava/lang/Object;)Lweblogic/rmi/internal/Runt
imeDescriptor;(DescriptorManager.java:43)
at
weblogic.rmi.internal.OIDManager.makeServerReference(Ljava/lang/Object;)Lweblogic/rmi/internal/Serve
rReference;(OIDManager.java:197)
at
weblogic.rmi.internal.OIDManager.getReplacement(Ljava/lang/Object;)Ljava/lang/Object;(OIDManager.jav
a:184)
at
weblogic.rmi.utils.io.RemoteObjectReplacer.getReplacement(Ljava/lang/Object;)Ljava/lang/Object;(Remo
teObjectReplacer.java:269)
at
weblogic.rmi.utils.io.RemoteObjectReplacer.replaceObject(Ljava/lang/Object;)Ljava/lang/Object;(Remot
eObjectReplacer.java:93)
at
weblogic.rmi.extensions.server.ServerHelper.exportObject(Ljava/rmi/Remote;)Ljava/rmi/Remote;(ServerH
elper.java:229)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.OIDManager.initializeDGCServer()V(OIDManager.java:349)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.OIDManager.initializeServer()V(OIDManager.java:356)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.OIDManager.initialize()V(OIDManager.java:340)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.RMIServerService.initialize()V(RMIServerService.java:25)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemManager.initialize()V(SubsystemManager.java:123)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.T3Srvr.initializeHere()V(T3Srvr.java:894)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.T3Srvr.initialize()V(T3Srvr.java:669)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.T3Srvr.run([Ljava/lang/String;)I(T3Srvr.java:343)
at weblogic.Server.main([Ljava/lang/String;)V(Server.java:32)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassCastException: java.lang.Boolean
at
weblogic.management.configuration.IIOPMBean_Stub.getSystemSecurity()Ljava/lang/String;(IIOPMBean_Stu
b.java:795)
at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicRuntimeDescriptor.<clinit>()V(BasicRuntimeDescriptor.java:117)
at jrockit.vm.RNI.initializeClassFromJava(II)V(Unknown Source)
at jrockit.vm.RNI.clinitTrampoline()V(Unknown Source)
... 18 more


BUSINESS IMPACT
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot startup managed server.


Cause

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