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2670800 - NetWeaver AS Java error 'NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/security/pki/OraclePKIProvider' during 'synchronizing binaries' phase


  • The NetWeaver Application Server for Java engine fails to start in the "Synchronizing Binaries" phase due to the following exception (as seen in the jvm_bootstrap.out log trace):
    "Starting to initialize database connection
    Exception occurred for component [internal/unkown] of type [unkown]
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/security/pki/OraclePKIProvider
    at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors0(Native Method)
    Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
  • Checking the dev_bootstrap file, the following error is recorded:
    "J Option is not recommended for use in productive environments: -XX:-UseSplitVerifier"
  • This error can occur during an upgrade or update being performed on a system using a 1.8 JDK or later (i.e: NetWeaver 7.50 using SAPJVM 1.8). 
  • The error can also occur when upgrading from Oracle 11g to Oracle 12c database platform



  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java 7.50 and higher releases
  • SAPJVM 8.1 (JDK 1.8)


SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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