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E-WL: NodeManager Fails to Start WebLogic 10.3.x PIA: Error "BAD_CERTIFICATE alert" (Doc ID 1415181.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 to 8.53 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.Symptoms

After configuring SSL on the Node Manager and the WeblogicAdmin server, the WebLogicAdmin server is unable to start the PIA's.   The WebLogic Console displays message that the Node Manager Machine is not reachable.

File nodemanager.log (located in <WL_HOME>/wlserver_10.3/common/nodemanager), shows this message:

Problem can be recreated as follows:
   1) Start NodeManager (configured with SSL)
   2) Start WeblogicAdmin server (configured with SSL)
   3) Log into WebLogic console and do the following:
       -Navigate to Environment->Servers->PIA (or whatever managed server you are trying to start)
       -Go to Control Tab and the 'Start/Stop' subtab
       -Click 'Start' button to start the PIA
   4) PIA fails to start and above messages are logged to nodemanager.log and WebLogicAdmin stdout log.


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