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Attempting to Discover a Database Target fails with error 'javax.el.ELException: java.lang.NullPointerException' in Enterprise Manager 12c (Doc ID 1914296.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Attempting to discover a database from Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control results in the error:

javax.el.ELException: java.lang.NullPointerException

Steps to reproduce are:

  1. Targets/Databases/click on 'add'
  2. Specify host or cluster:<choose host name from the list>
  3. click on 'next'
  4. The error is generated

Note* when the host machine name was chosen in step 2, the host target was not shown with an up (green) arrow.



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