"java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.datasets.Dataset.loadColumnMetadata" Exception During BAM Server Startup (Doc ID 1389386.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-June-2013***

Symptoms

During server startup, BAM Server fails with the following exception and users are not able to login into BAM Console.

Exception:

####<Dec 26, 2011 3:26:12 PM EST> <Notice> <Stdout> <localhost> <bam_server1> <Thread-32> <> <> <> <1324931172154> <BEA-000000> <Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.datasets.Dataset.loadColumnMetadata(Dataset.java:742)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.datasets.Dataset.load(Dataset.java:489)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.datasets.DatasetManager.loadDataSets(DatasetManager.java:102)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.server.DataStoreServer.startup(DataStoreServer.java:302)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.server.Server.startup(Server.java:185)
at oracle.bam.adc.service.DataServer.run(DataServer.java:53)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.ha.AdcSingletonServerCallback.startService(AdcSingletonServerCallback.java:74)
at oracle.bam.server.ha.SingletonServerBase$ServiceCallbackHolder.startService(SingletonServerBase.java:628)
at oracle.bam.server.ha.SingletonServerBase.startService(SingletonServerBase.java:467)
at oracle.bam.server.ha.SingletonServerBase.startServices(SingletonServerBase.java:440)

..............

####<Dec 26, 2011 3:26:12 PM EST> <Notice> <Stdout> <localhost> <bam_server1> <Thread-32> <> <> <> <1324931172261> <BEA-000000> < oracle.bam.adc.common.exceptions.CacheException: BAM-01262: Active Data Cache server exception in startup().
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.util.Util.getCacheException(Util.java:101)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.util.Util.getCacheException(Util.java:154)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.util.Util.getCacheException(Util.java:172)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.server.DataStoreServer.startup(DataStoreServer.java:316)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.server.Server.startup(Server.java:185)
at oracle.bam.adc.service.DataServer.run(DataServer.java:53)
at oracle.bam.adc.kernel.ha.AdcSingletonServerCallback.startService(AdcSingletonServerCallback.java:74)
at oracle.bam.server.ha.SingletonServerBase$ServiceCallbackHolder.startService(SingletonServerBase.java:628)
at oracle.bam.server.ha.SingletonServerBase.startService(SingletonServerBase.java:467)
............

Cause

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