OBIEE 11g: Cannot Add BISQLGroupProvider Groups To Application Role In EM (Doc ID 2242914.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.9.0 to 11.1.1.9.170117 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), 11g,

In Enterprise Manager adding BISQLGroupProvider groups to Application role fails

[AdminServer] [ERROR] [] [javax.enterprise.resource.webcontainer.jsf.application] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '4' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)']
[userId: weblogic] [ecid: cdd745545259517b:-4c0d294:15ab3865521:-8000-00000000000000c5,0] [APP: em] [DSID: 0000LenXvghEWNGLqy0FyY1OkMcH000006] java.lang.NullPointerException[[
javax.faces.el.EvaluationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.MethodExpressionMethodBinding.invoke(MethodExpressionMethodBinding.java:51)
.................
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.sysman.emas.model.security.DialogAdminBean$1.compare(DialogAdminBean.java:568)
at java.util.TimSort.binarySort(TimSort.java:265)
.................
at com.sun.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:297)
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.MethodExpressionMethodBinding.invoke(MethodExpressionMethodBinding.java:46)
... 68 more

Cause

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