NullPointerException Seen When Deleting A Network Listener On Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1

(Doc ID 1372822.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version: 3.0.1 to 3.1.1 - Release: 3.0 to 3.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In the Oracle GlassFish Server 3.0.1 Admin Console, when you delete a http-listener whose http-protocol default virtual server as already been deleted, you will see a java.lang.NullPointerException reported in the server.log.

Steps to Reproduce the Exception:

1. Login to the GlassFish Server 3.0.1 Admin Console.

2. Add a new virtual server, by navigating to: Configuration -> Virtual Servers and click on the "New" button and enter the data below and click the "OK" button:

    ID : virtualserver1


3. Navigate to the Network Config -> Network Listeners and click on the "New" button and enter the data below and clock the "OK" button:

    Name: http-listener-3
    Protocol: http-listener-3-protocol
    Default Virtual Server: virtualserver1
    Port: 8989


4. Navigate back to the Virtual Servers, select "virtualserver1" and click the "Delete" button.  The virtual server should no longer be listed in the list of virtual servers.


5. Navigate back to the Network Config -> Network Listener and select "http-listener-3" and click [Delete] button.


6. The Admin GUI reports that an error has occurred:


and the server's server.log contains a report of a java.lang.NullPointerException:
[#|2010-12-13T09:12:05.500+0900|SEVERE|oracle-glassfish3.0.1|javax.enterprise.@ system.std.com.sun.enterprise.v3.services.impl|_ThreadID=25;_ThreadName=Thread-1;|java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.glassfish.web.admingui.handlers.WebHandlers.changeNetworkListenersInVS(WebHandlers.java:154)
at org.glassfish.web.admingui.handlers.WebHandlers.deleteNetworkListeners(WebHandlers.java:229)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at com.sun.jsftemplating.layout.descriptors.handler.Handler.invoke(Handler.java:442)
at com.sun.jsftemplating.layout.descriptors.LayoutElementBase.dispatchHandlers(LayoutElementBase.java:420)
at com.sun.jsftemplating.layout.descriptors.LayoutElementBase.dispatchHandlers(LayoutElementBase.java:394)
at com.sun.jsftemplating.layout.event.CommandActionListener.invokeCommandHandlers(CommandActionListener.java:150)
at com.sun.jsftemplating.layout.event.CommandActionListener.processAction(CommandActionListener.java:98)
at javax.faces.event.ActionEvent.processListener(ActionEvent.java:88)
at javax.faces.component.UIComponentBase.broadcast(UIComponentBase.java:772)
at javax.faces.component.UICommand.broadcast(UICommand.java:300)
at com.sun.webui.jsf.component.WebuiCommand.broadcast(WebuiCommand.java:166)
at javax.faces.component.UIViewRoot.broadcastEvents(UIViewRoot.java:775)
at javax.faces.component.UIViewRoot.processApplication(UIViewRoot.java:1267)
at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.InvokeApplicationPhase.execute(InvokeApplicationPhase.java:82)
at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.Phase.doPhase(Phase.java:101)
at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:118)
at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:312)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.service(StandardWrapper.java:1523)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:343)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:215)
at com.sun.webui.jsf.util.UploadFilter.doFilter(UploadFilter.java:233)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:256)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:215)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:277)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:188)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:641)
at com.sun.enterprise.web.WebPipeline.invoke(WebPipeline.java:97)
at com.sun.enterprise.web.PESessionLockingStandardPipeline.invoke(PESessionLockingStandardPipeline.java:85)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:185)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.doService(CoyoteAdapter.java:325)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:226)
at com.sun.enterprise.v3.services.impl.ContainerMapper.service(ContainerMapper.java:239)
at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.invokeAdapter(ProcessorTask.java:791)
at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.doProcess(ProcessorTask.java:693)
at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.process(ProcessorTask.java:954)
at com.sun.grizzly.http.DefaultProtocolFilter.execute(DefaultProtocolFilter.java:170)
at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.executeProtocolFilter(DefaultProtocolChain.java:135)
at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.execute(DefaultProtocolChain.java:102)
at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.execute(DefaultProtocolChain.java:88)
at com.sun.grizzly.http.HttpProtocolChain.execute(HttpProtocolChain.java:76)
at com.sun.grizzly.ProtocolChainContextTask.doCall(ProtocolChainContextTask.java:53)
at com.sun.grizzly.SelectionKeyContextTask.call(SelectionKeyContextTask.java:57)
at com.sun.grizzly.ContextTask.run(ContextTask.java:69)
at com.sun.grizzly.util.AbstractThreadPool$Worker.doWork(AbstractThreadPool.java:330)
at com.sun.grizzly.util.AbstractThreadPool$Worker.run(AbstractThreadPool.java:309)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)

Cause

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