OBIEE 11g After Starting OBIEE Services Using The Windows Services, Bicontentserver Is Not Getting Started. Error - "ContentService" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "bicontent". (Doc ID 2292202.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.150120 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After starting the OBIEE services using the windows service, bicontentserver is not getting started. Below is the error we are seeing in the bi_server1.log.
All the components start and we are able to use OBIEE, but 'bicontentserver [Version=11.1.1]' doesn't start.


weblogic.application.ModuleException: [HTTP:101216]Servlet: "ContentService" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "bicontent".
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.regex.Matcher.quoteReplacement(Matcher.java:598)
at oracle.bi.content.stream.ContentService.resolveContextPath(ContentService.java:96)
at oracle.bi.content.stream.ContentService.init(ContentService.java:52)
at javax.servlet.GenericServlet.init(GenericServlet.java:241)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:283)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.createServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:64)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.createOneInstance(StubLifecycleHelper.java:58)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.(StubLifecycleHelper.java:48)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.prepareServlet(ServletStubImpl.java:539)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadServlet(WebAppServletContext.java:1985)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.loadServletsOnStartup(WebAppServletContext.java:1959)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadResources(WebAppServletContext.java:1878)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.start(WebAppServletContext.java:3153)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.startContexts(WebAppModule.java:1508)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.start(WebAppModule.java:482)
at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver$3

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Cause

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