ERROR: 'java.io.IOException: Invalid state file format' When Attempting To Start WebLogic Hosting Primavera P6 EPPM Products (Doc ID 1454681.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to start WebLogic hosting P6 EPPM Web Products, the following error occurs within WebLogic:

ERROR
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WARNING: I/O error while reading domain directory

java.io.IOException: Invalid state file format. State file contents:
  at weblogic.nodemanager.common.StateInfo.load(StateInfo.java:135)
  at weblogic.nodemanager.server.AbstractServerMonitor.loadStateInfo(AbstractServerMonitor.java:492)

  ...

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Double click start_primavera.bat
2. Error appears

Note: This issue can occur at startup of WebLogic in any way, and not specifically with usage of the start_primavera.bat file.


Cause

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