WLW 10.3: Exported project from Workshop 8.1 has issues when getting config path displays 'Unable to load configuration. Reason: null' error. (Doc ID 1255994.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Workshop for Weblogic - Version: 10.3 to 10.3 - Release: AS10gR3 to AS10gR3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When  using Flex configuration in an application developed in weblogic workshop.
The application works fine when it deployed from WLW in exploded form, but the same application fails to deploy when EAR is created from Workshop by using it's export feature.
The same application also works fine when the EAR is created outside WLW.

The displayed error in the log file is similar to:

<11-May-2010 11:09:10 o'clock BST <Error <HTTP <BEA-101216 <Servlet:
"AMFGatewayServlet" failed to preload on startup in Web application:
"FlexWebProject". 
flashgateway.GatewayException: Unable to load configuration. Reason: null 
at flashgateway.config.GatewayConfiguration.<init(GatewayConfiguration.java:54) 
The AMFGatewayServlet (flashgateway.controller.GatewayServlet) servlet is part of a jar flashgateway.jar place in the lib folder.

Changes

Upgrade the WLW 8.x application to WLW/WLS 10.3.

Cause

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