Cannot start managed server - WebLogic 12c
Posted on 2014-11-18
I am setting up a demo environment on a VM running Windows to host Oracle Primavera P6. This uses WebLogic as the web app container.
After installing WebLogic from the jar file I ran the domain configuration utility to create an initial basic domain named "p6". This also set up the Node manager which is listening on port 5556 at localhost
I then ran the Primavera setup utility and got it to install into the domain "p6". This domain now contains an AdminServer plus two servers named "P6" and "WebServices" as I would expect - the P6 application plus the companion Web Services. All 3 servers start OK and can be controlled through the node manager.
I then ran the Primavera setup utility again and asked it to create a second domain named "p6tm". The domain has been created and contains an AdminServer plus a server named "TeamMember". I can start the AdminServer OK but if I then use the admin console to try to start TeamMember I get an error saying that the node manager cannot be reached.
If I try to use the startup script generated by the P6 install it reports that the Node Manager does not appear to be running and then tries to start another instance of it, which fails with an error as it can't bind this t o port 5556 again.
As far as I can see, the domains registry file has both p6 and p6tm listed in it, and the node manager domains file (in ...\wlserver\common\nodemanager) lists both domains correctly as well. What else do I need to do to ensure that node manager can control this second domain properly?