Warning After Deploying ESB Designtime (ESBDT) For a Cluster via ANT (ESB_HOME: java.lang.NullPointerException) and the DefaultSystem is not Visible in the ESB Control Console

(Doc ID 1153603.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle ESB - Version: to - Release: AS10gR3 to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After deploying the ESB Designtime (ESBDT) via ANT for a 10g SOA cluster installation the DefaultSystem is not visible in the ESB Control Console URL http://<hostname>:<port>/esb following the startup of the ESBDT.

The ESBDT is deployed by ANT following this document:

Oracle´┐Ż Application Server Enterprise Deployment Guide
10g Release 3 (
Part Number E15355-01

3.19 Deploying the Oracle Enterprise Service Bus Repository Instance on APPHOST1 and APPHOST2

The following warning is seen in the logfile for the container where the ESBDT is deployed $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/logs/*_group~oc4j_*~*_group~1.log:

10/07/19 05:55:12 Warning: Unable to set up connection factory for a resource adapter in esb-dt: java.lang.RuntimeException: failed to get ESB_HOME: java.lang.NullPointerException
10/07/19 05:55:13 Oracle Containers for J2EE 10g ( initialized
10/07/19 07:10:20 oc4jadmin********************request.isUserInRole(oc4j-administrators))=true
10/07/19 07:10:32 java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
10/07/19 07:10:32 Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: failed to get ESB_HOME: java.lang.NullPointerException


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