OpenText Content Server has published a recent update that uses OpenJDK Java 11. Java 11 does not include JavaBeans(TM) Activation Framework. A workaround for this issue has been found but should be implemented in a dev/qa environment first to ensure compatibility.
This guide assumes you have Tomcat 8.5 or 9 installed using Java 11. This workaround should also be done before you have deployed shinydrive-server.war, sd-csws.war, and cws.war.
Download activation-1.1.1.jar from this page
Place the .jar in [install_directory]\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat #.#\lib
After installing OpenJDK Java 11, you will need to update the Java Virtual Machine path in the Tomcat8.5w.exe or Tomcat9.0w.exe>Java tab to point to OpenJDK Java 11:
Continue with the deployment of war files.