NullPointerException when trying to connect to an external datasource in websphere

(Doc ID 1111366.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version: 6.0.5 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The following exception will be shown in the engine logs when it is trying to make the connection to the external data source.

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at albpm.jdbc.base.BaseDriver.connect(Unknown Source)
at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(


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