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OnCommand Workflow Automation Server service fails to start due to duplicate resource error

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Applies to

OnCommand Workflow Automation 5.x


  • A backup of the deployments folder was created due to the server antivirus software deleting or corrupting the deployment files.
  • Workflow Automation (WFA) receives a duplicate resource error and is unable to start WFA server service.
# tail -n25 /opt/netapp/wfa/jboss/standalone/log/server.log
2023-01-26 16:57:53,002 ERROR [] (Controller Boot Thread) WFLYCTL0013: Operation ("add") failed - address: ([("deployment" => "wfa-0.5.ear")]) - failure description: "WFLYCTL0212:Duplicate resource
[(\"deployment\"=> \"wfa-0.5.ear\")]"
2023-01-26 16:57:53,005 FATAL [] (Controller Boot Thread) WFLYSRV0056: Server boot has failed in an unrecoverable manner; exiting. See previous messages for details.

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