After Using the Pack and Unpack Commands, a Managed Server on a Remote Host fails to start with "ModuleException: Failed to load webapp: 'bea_wls_internal.war'" (Doc ID 986757.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Portal - Version 9.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After using the pack and unpack commands to create a remote managed server domain, the remote managed server fails to start with the following exception:

weblogic.application.ModuleException: Failed to load webapp: 'bea_wls_internal.war'
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.prepare(WebAppModule.java:387)
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ScopedModuleDriver.prepare(ScopedModuleDriver.java:176)
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleListenerInvoker.prepare(ModuleListenerInvoker.java:93)
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.DeploymentCallbackFlow$1.next(DeploymentCallbackFlow.java:387)
at weblogic.application.utils.StateMachineDriver.nextState(StateMachineDriver.java:37)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace

javax.servlet.ServletException: [Security:090820]The internal variable ServletInfoSpi is null and it should not be.
at weblogic.security.providers.saml.SAMLServletAuthenticationFilter.init(SAMLServletAuthenticationFilter.java:52)
at weblogic.security.service.internal.ServletAuthenticationFilterServiceImpl$ServiceImpl.getServletAuthenticationFilters(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.security.service.PrincipalAuthenticator.getServletAuthenticationFilters(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.servlet.security.internal.WebAppSecurity.(WebAppSecurity.java:80)
at weblogic.servlet.security.internal.WebAppSecurityWLS.(WebAppSecurityWLS.java:65)
Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace

Cause

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