WLS Admin Server Not Starting With Error weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: Loading Of OPSS Java Security Policy Provider Failed

(Doc ID 2311425.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.2.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.2.6 version, Upgrade related issues

When attempting to start WLS Admin server, the following error occurs.

weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: The loading of OPSS java security policy provider failed due to exception, see the exception stack trace or the server log file for root cause. If still see no obvious cause, enable the debug flag -Djava.security.debug=jpspolicy to get more information. Error message: /app01/oracle/EBSUAT/fs2/FMW_Home/user_projects/domains/EBS_domain_ebsuat1/config/fmwconfig/jps-config.xml (No such file or directory)
at weblogic.security.service.CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.loadOPSSPolicy(CommonSecurityServiceManagerDelegateImpl.java:1402)

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Start WLS Admin server

Due to this issue, Admins cannot start Admin server.


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