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Unable to Start OC4J_SECURITY - Could not create DB connection pool (Doc ID 978257.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Application Server Single Sign-On - Version to [Release 10gR2]
Oracle Internet Directory - Version to [Release 10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to start OC4J_SECURITY;

OPMN command fails with errors shown here;

bash-3.00$ <ORACLE_HOME>/opmn/bin/opmnctl startproc process-type=OC4J_SECURITY
opmnctl: starting opmn managed processes...
opmn id=<HOST:PORT>
0 of 1 processes started.

ias-instance id=<IAS_INSTANCE>

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

OC4J~OC4J_SECURITY~default_island~1 log file shows the following;

09/11/16 10:34:40 Warning: Error reading transaction-log file (<ORACLE_HOME>/j2ee/OC4J_SECURITY/persistence/OC4J_SECURITY_default_island_1/transaction.state) for recovery: premature end of file
09/11/16 10:34:40 Forced or abrupt (crash etc) server shutdown detected, starting recovery process...
09/11/16 10:34:40 Recovery completed, 0 connections committed and 0 rolled back...
09/11/16 10:34:43 DAS servlet init enter
09/11/16 10:34:43 oiddas: Release Production Started
09/11/16 10:34:47 DAS servlet init exit
09/11/16 10:34:49 SSOLoginServlet.init: Starting up SSO server ...
09/11/16 10:34:49 Initilize NLS utility...
09/11/16 10:34:49 Reading SSO server policy....
09/11/16 10:34:49 SSO: Entered FilePolicyManager constructor ...
09/11/16 10:34:49 SSO: FilePolicyManager: done loading the<ORACLE_HOME>/sso/conf/ file
09/11/16 10:34:49 SSO: Leaving FilePolicyManager constructor ...
09/11/16 10:34:49 SSODebug: Done loading the debug file, <ORACLE_HOME>/sso/log/ssoServer.log
09/11/16 10:34:50 SSO: DB Error. Please make sure the database is available and restart SSO Server
09/11/16 10:34:50 Could not create DB connection pool of: jdbc:oracle:thin:@ldap://<OID_HOSTNAME>:<PORT>/<DB_ALIAS>,cn=oraclecontext
09/11/16 10:34:50 at
09/11/16 10:34:50 at
09/11/16 10:34:50 at
09/11/16 10:34:50 at
09/11/16 10:34:50 SSO: FAILED TO START SSO SERVER!


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