OVD Database Adapter Creation Fails with Error java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 1070524.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 10.1.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur with OVD versions 10.1.4.x and OVD 11.1.1.x


Symptoms

Trying to create a Database Adapter Fails with the following error

java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.db.DBAttrMapping.<init>(DBAttrMapping.java:165)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.db.DBMapper.<init>(DBMapper.java:162)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.db.BackendDB.configureAdapter(BackendDB.java:195)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.Adapter.initializeAdapter(Adapter.java:147)
.........


In OVD 11.1.1.0, diagnostic.log shows the following error stack

(Here, "ou=db,dc=idc,dc=oracle,dc=com" was the root of the DB Adapter)

[2009-12-14T14:24:46.163+05:30] [octetstring] [ERROR] [OVD-60008]
[com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler] [tid: 54] [ecid:
0000IMCOxZZFw000jzwkno1B9UgH00000z,0] [arg: ou=db,dc=idc,dc=oracle,dc=com]
Error in instantiating ou=db,dc=idc,dc=oracle,dc=com.[[
java.lang.Exception
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.db.BackendDB.configureAdapter(BackendDB.java:227)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.Adapter.initializeAdapter(Adapter.java:128)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler.initializeAdapter(BackendHandler.java:339)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler.addAdapter(BackendHandler.java:307)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler.addAdapter(BackendHandler.java:290)
..................
[2009-12-14T14:24:46.163+05:30] [octetstring] [ERROR] [OVD-60231]
[com.octetstring.vde.admin.services.ServerMgr] [tid: 54] [ecid:
0000IMCOxZZFw000jzwkno1B9UgH00000z,0] Cannot load adapters.[[java.lang.Exception
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.db.BackendDB.configureAdapter(BackendDB.java:227)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.Adapter.initializeAdapter(Adapter.java:128)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler.initializeAdapter(BackendHandler.java:339)
at com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler.addAdapter(BackendHandler.java:307
)

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