Error 'Native library(terminalio) to read password securely from commandline not found'

Error 'Native library(terminalio) to read password securely from commandline not found'

Applies To

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Linux x86-64
Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition - Version:
Checked for relevance on 08-Jan-2014


  • Fusion Middleware installed on x64bit Linux or Windows
  • 64bit JDK and 64bit WLS installed correctly
  • 64bit Portal/Forms/Reports/Discover binaries are installed
  • Forms and Reports only is configured
  • After install everything is up and running correctly
  • All components are then stopped, and AdminServer is started again
  • Attempting to start a managed Server i.e WLS_FORMS or WLS_REPORTS, via $MIDDLEWARE_HOME/user_projects/domains/domain_name/bin/
  • This fails after entering the weblogic username. For example:
JAVA Memory arguments: -Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:MaxPermSize=512m
WLS Start Mode=Production

* To start WebLogic Server, use a username and *
* password assigned to an admin-level user. For *
* server administration, use the WebLogic Server *
* console at http://hostname:port/console *
starting weblogic with Java version:
java version "1.6.0_14"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_14-b08)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 14.0-b16, mixed mode)
Starting WLS with line:
/u01/middleware/jdk1.6.0_14/bin/java -server -Xms256m -Xmx512m
-XX:MaxPermSize=512m -Dweblogic.Name=WLS_FORMS -da -Dplatform.home=/u01/middleware/wlserver_10.3
-Dweblogic.ext.dirs=/u01/middleware/patch_wls1031/profiles/default/sysext_manifest_classpath weblogic.Server
<Sep 30, 2009 11:09:25 AM BST> <Info> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000377> <Starting WebLogic Server with Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM Version 14.0-b16 from Sun Microsystems Inc.>
<Sep 30, 2009 11:09:25 AM BST> <Info> <Security> <BEA-090065> <Getting boot identity from user.>
Enter username to boot WebLogic server:weblogic
<Sep 30, 2009 11:09:37 AM BST> <Error> <Security> <BEA-090783> <Server is Running in Development Mode and Native Library(terminalio) to read the password securely from commandline is not found.>
<Sep 30, 2009 11:09:37 AM BST> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000388> <JVM called WLS shutdown hook. The server will force shutdown now>
<Sep 30, 2009 11:09:37 AM BST> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FORCE_SHUTTING_DOWN>
  • This issue does not occur on 32bit Linux or Windows


Bug 9094115 Native Library(terminalio) To read Password Securely From Commandline Not Found


To implement the solution execute the following steps:

There are two workarounds to this problem:

Either (Linux and Windows)

1. Navigate to $MIDDLEWARE_HOME/user_projects/domains/<domain_name>/servers/<managed_server>/security/. If the /security folder does not exist then create it. Then create a file in the /security folder that contains:


2. Then run and it will not ask for the username/password on startup

OR (Linux only):

1. Edit the /user_projects/domains/<DOMAIN_NAME>/bin/ and change:





1.Run the script with: <managed_server>


Mis en ligne par Patrick Hamou le 2016:04:19 19:35:16

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