Soadeploy.sh Could Not Initialize Class Oracle.apps.fnd.soa.util.SOAProperties Error

(Doc ID 1506309.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Running soadeploy.sh from the command line errors with the following for a service that has never been deployed or a service that is being redeployed with a different policy errors with the following error in the $FND_TOP/bin/soadeploy.sh irepname=$ServiceName logfile=/tmp/ServiceDeploy.log:

Error in Service Deployment.
Could not initialize class oracle.apps.fnd.soa.util.SOAProperties
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class oracle.apps.fnd.soa.util.SOAProperties
       at oracle.apps.fnd.soa.util.SOAProperties.getLogger(SOAProperties.java:54)
       at oracle.apps.fnd.soa.provider.util.DBConnection.getJDBCConnection(DBConnection.java:119)
       at oracle.apps.fnd.soa.provider.util.IRepAccess.getClassId(IRepAccess.java:620)
       at oracle.apps.fnd.soa.provider.ServiceDeployer.getIRepRecordInfo(ServiceDeployer.java:62)
       at oracle.apps.fnd.soa.provider.ServiceDeployer.deploySingleService(ServiceDeployer.java:105)
       at oracle.apps.fnd.soa.provider.ServiceDeployer.main(ServiceDeployer.java:488)

 

Cause

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