Login Page Does Not Appear and Tomcat Does Not Start After New Install of OFSAA (Doc ID 1980327.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.2.13 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

On OFSAA 7.3, after attempting to install OFSAA, after deploying, OFSAA login page will not come up and the following error is found in the catalina.out file:

ERROR

SEVERE: Parse Fatal Error at line 146 column 59: Element type "Context" must be followed by either attribute specifications, ">" or "/>".
Throwable occurred: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Element type "Context" must be followed by either attribute specifications, ">" or "/>".
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.fatalError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLScanner.reportFatalError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanStartElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1543)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.load(Catalina.java:555)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:609)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:60)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:37)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:611)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:322)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:450)
Feb 7, 2015 10:02:10 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
WARNING: Catalina.start using conf/server.xml: Element type "Context" must be followed by either attribute specifications, ">" or "/>".
Feb 7, 2015 10:02:10 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
SEVERE: Cannot start server. Server instance is not configured.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install OFSAA
2. Attempt to start Tomcat and OFSAA and login

Cause

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