Unable To Start WebLogic Server, Please Start It Manually (Doc ID 1621607.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2.3 to 12.2.3 [Release 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications 12.2.3 version, Upgrade related issues,
when attempting to start the services with adstrtal.sh,
the following error occurs:

ERROR: Skipping startup of oacore_server1 since the AdminServer is down. AdminServer needs to be up before starting/stopping the managed servers.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Attempt to start the services with: runadstrtal.sh


The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot start the E-Business oacore services since the admin server is down because the node manger services are not starting.

Cause

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