Weblogic Admin Server and Managed Servers Do Not Start After Modification to Weblogic Configuration for FCM (Doc ID 1345600.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version 11.1.2.1.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 11.1.2.1.000 version, when attempting to bring up the Admin server and/or associated managed servers, the following error occurs as seen in both the DOS Console and AdminServer/AdminServer-diagnostic.log(s):

a.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.security.jps.internal.idstore.ldap.LdapIdentityStoreProvider.idstorePushToLibOvd(LdapIdentityStoreProvider.java:463)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.idstore.ldap.LdapIdentityStoreProvider.access$2200(LdapIdentityStoreProvider.java:70)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.idstore.ldap.LdapIdentityStoreProvider$UseLibOvd.getInstance(LdapIdentityStoreProvider.java:443)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.idstore.ldap.LdapIdentityStoreProvider.getInstance(LdapIdentityStoreProvider.java:110)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.idstore.ldap.LdapIdentityStoreProvider.getInstance(LdapIdentityStoreProvider.java:70)

Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
Caused By: oracle.security.jps.service.igf.IGFException:
JPS-02592: Failed to push ldap config data to libOvd for IGFService "idstore.ldap" in JPS context "default", cause: java.lang.Exception: Not able to find remote base java.lang.NullPointerException

The Weblogic Admin Server logs can be found in %EPM_HOME%\domains\<domain_name>\servers\AdminServer\logs directory.

Changes

Modification to the Security Realm of Weblogic, We added the Active Directory to Weblogic and re-ordered the directory search order. A reboot of the server/services may have made this issue surface. Changes like this require that the Weblogic Admin server be rebooted.

Cause

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