Error On an Xa_recover Operation: XAException occurred. Error code is: XAER_RMERR (-3) (Doc ID 1397473.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If the WebSphere and/or Oracle servers were not shut down properly, you might see the following WebSphere startup error:

00000014 XARecoveryDat A WTRN0151I: Preparing to call xa recover on XAResource: wpdbDS_jcrdb
00000014 WSRdbXaResour E DSRA0304E: XAException occurred. XAException contents and details are: The cause is : null.
00000014 WSRdbXaResour E DSRA0302E: XAException occurred. Error code is: XAER_RMERR (-3). Exception is: <null>
00000014 XARminst E WTRN0037W: The transaction service encountered an error on an xa_recover operation. The resource was com.ibm.ws.rsadapter.spi.WSRdbXaResourceImpl@7a4b7a4b. The error code was XAER_RMERR. The exception stack trace follows: javax.transaction.xa.XAException
at oracle.jdbc.xa.OracleXAResource.recover(OracleXAResource.java:709)
at com.ibm.ws.rsadapter.spi.WSRdbXaResourceImpl.recover(WSRdbXaResourceImpl.java:1088)
at com.ibm.ws.Transaction.JTA.XARminst.recover(XARminst.java:141)
at com.ibm.ws.Transaction.JTA.XARecoveryData.recover(XARecoveryData.java:626)
at com.ibm.tx.jta.PartnerLogTable.recover(PartnerLogTable.java:389)
at com.ibm.tx.jta.RecoveryManager.resync(RecoveryManager.java:1530)
at com.ibm.tx.jta.RecoveryManager.performResync(RecoveryManager.java:2265)
at com.ibm.ws.tx.jta.RecoveryManager.performResync(RecoveryManager.java:114)
at com.ibm.tx.jta.RecoveryManager.run(RecoveryManager.java:2218)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:736)

Cause

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