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Fail To Start in Weblogic And Encounter Error Parsing Descriptor in Web Application After Patching (Doc ID 2465373.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Reconciliation Framework (GL RECON)
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT)
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)


After applying 8.0.6 patches for upgrade, the OFSAA application fails to start in Weblogic. The following errors are found in the Weblogic logs:


<[WebAppModule(OFSAA:/OFSAA)] Error parsing descriptor in Web application "/.../oracle/product/middleware/wlserver_12.1.3/user_projects/domains/FSDF_domain/applications/OFSAA.ear/OFSAA.war"
weblogic.application.ModuleException: Unmarshaller failed
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.loadDescriptor(
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.init(
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.init(
  at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ScopedModuleDriver.init(
  at weblogic.application.internal.ExtensibleModuleWrapper.init(
  Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
Caused By: weblogic.descriptor.BeanAlreadyExistsException: Bean already exists: "weblogic.j2ee.descriptor.ServletBeanImpl@f254d980(/Servlets[AAIRest])"
  at weblogic.descriptor.internal.ReferenceManager.registerBean(
  at weblogic.j2ee.descriptor.WebAppBaseBeanImpl.setServlets(
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
  Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Apply 8.0.6 patches
2. Startup OFSAA Services and check logs




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