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Starting SES Fails With Error "Mid Tier not ready in 2 minutes. Retrying..." (Doc ID 466137.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


-- Problem Statement:

When using the searchctl startall command (or other variations) to start (or restart ) SES the job attempts to verify the midtier has started and indicates this failed after 2 minutes, then again after 6 minutes and then failed 1 retry attempt.

The error is as follows:

But, you can verify that the server is actually up because you can go to the admin URL as well as the search URL and retrieve the pages :

Admin Tool -> http://<hostname>:<port>/search/admin/index.jsp
Search page -> http://<hostname>:<port>/search/query/search


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