Executed steps that were described in the umbrella bug 16146.
Then executed start-cluster:
asadmin --passwordfile ./password.txt --port 9999 --host localhost --user admin start-cluster --verbose=true c1
in9: Could not start instance in9 on node localhost-domain12 (localhost).
Command failed on node localhost-domain12 (localhost): CLI801 Instance is already synchronized
Command start-local-instance failed.
The Master Password is required to start the domain. No console, no prompting possible. You should either create the domain with --savemasterpassword=true or provide a password file with the --passwordfile option.
To complete this operation run the following command locally on host localhost from the GlassFish install location /opt/glassfish3:
asadmin start-local-instance --node localhost-domain12 --sync normal in9
The command start-instance failed for: in9
Command start-cluster completed with warnings.
The password.txt file had such content: