SOA CS Backup Failing with "The required middleware home runtime environment is missing or incomplete on the host [...]"

(Doc ID 2409580.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2018

Applies to:

SOA Suite Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SOA CS backup failing with the following errors:

Apr 2, 2018 10:05:43 PM UTC Activity Submitted
Apr 2, 2018 10:05:44 PM UTC Activity Started
Apr 2, 2018 10:06:19 PM UTC The backup archive already exists in the block storage and does not need to be downloaded from the Oracle Storage Cloud Service container...
Apr 2, 2018 10:06:57 PM UTC The required middleware home runtime environment is missing or incomplete on the host avisdevsoa-wls-1 at the path /u01/app/oracle/middleware... Unable to start the backup...
Apr 2, 2018 10:08:57 PM UTC SM-BKP-5106: Operation failed and will be retried.
Apr 2, 2018 10:09:34 PM UTC The required middleware home runtime environment is missing or incomplete on the host avisdevsoa-wls-1 at the path /u01/app/oracle/middleware... Unable to start the backup...
Apr 2, 2018 10:11:34 PM UTC SM-BKP-5106: Operation failed and will be retried.
Apr 2, 2018 10:12:09 PM UTC The required middleware home runtime environment is missing or incomplete on the host avisdevsoa-wls-1 at the path /u01/app/oracle/middleware... Unable to start the backup...
Apr 2, 2018 10:12:12 PM UTC Activity Ended
Apr 2, 2018 10:12:12 PM UTC Activity Ended

 

Changes

 A file or folder under middleware home was manually backed up under same folder.

Cause

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