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WebLogic Server Admin Server Fails to Start at com.octetstring.vde.util.guid.GuidGenerator.nextGuidInByte (Doc ID 1277844.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version: 10.3.3 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A new installation on WebLogic Server 64 bit as well as 32 bit is failing with the below exception:

<BEA-090074> <Initializing Authenticator provider using LDIF template file /usr/bea/home/test/mydomain/security/DefaultAuthenticatorInit.ldift.>
####<31-Dec-2010 2:52:46 o'clock PM EST> <Info> <Security> <Unknown> <myadmin> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <> <> <> <1293825166036> <BEA-090511> <The following exception has occurred: 
  at com.octetstring.vde.util.guid.GuidGenerator.nextGuidInBytes(
  at com.octetstring.vde.util.guid.Guid.<init>(
  at com.octetstring.vde.backend.standard.BackendStandard.add(
  at com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendHandler.add(
Caused By: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at java.lang.System.arraycopy(Native Method)
  at com.octetstring.vde.util.guid.GuidParamGenerator.generateNodeID(
  at com.octetstring.vde.util.guid.GuidStateManager.initializeGUIDParameters(
  at com.octetstring.vde.util.guid.GuidStateManager.<init>(


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