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Starting the Service Manager shows Warning Messages. WARNING: An illegal reflective access operation has occurred


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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


When starting the Service Manager the warning messages below is displayed. The Service Manager works properly. 

WARNING: An illegal reflective access operation has occurred

WARNING: Illegal reflective access by (file:/opt/automic/ae/12.3/server/bin/configuration/1/org.eclipse.osgi/18/0/.cp/lib/lucene-core.jar) to method java.nio.DirectByteBuffer.cleaner()

WARNING: Please consider reporting this to the maintainers of

WARNING: Use --illegal-access=warn to enable warnings of further illegal reflective access operations

WARNING: All illegal access operations will be denied in a future release

The used Java version is 11


This related to an older version of MMapDirectory


Release : 12.3

Component : Service Manager

Java v11


These warning messages can be ignored and do not impact the Service Manager or the Automation Engine.

Since the error is related to a third-party component, Broadcom cannot fix the warning.