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'ODI-1274: Agent Exception Caused by: null' Message Is Received When ODI J2EE Agent Is Starting Any Session (Doc ID 1409823.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) J2EE Agent promptly responds when tested from the ODI Topology Manager but is unable to execute any jobs.

The corresponding Session does not even start, and following message is received when executing any Session (Scenario, WebService, Package, etc) on the above Agent:

ODI-20028: Cannot start execution

oracle.odi.runtime.agent.invocation.InvocationException: ODI-1274: Agent Exception Caused by: null
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.invocation.RemoteRuntimeAgentInvoker.invoke(RemoteRuntimeAgentInvoker.java:260)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.invocation.support.InternalRemoteRuntimeAgentInvoker.invokeStartSession(InternalRemoteRuntimeAgentInvoker.java:171)
   at com.sunopsis.graphical.dialog.SnpsDialogExecution.runStartSession(SnpsDialogExecution.java:1967)
   at com.sunopsis.graphical.dialog.SnpsDialogExecution.doPackageExecuter(SnpsDialogExecution.java:897)

[...]

On WebLogic Server (WLS) side, the J2EE Agent trace indicates one of the following alternative messages:

[2012-02-01T06:06:23.093-06:00] [odi_server1] [ERROR] [ODI-1131] [] [tid: 13] [userId: anonymous] [ecid: 004hyNcWQ_E1rYRquWq2UH0002BA000Rvu,0:1] [APP: oraclediagent] [URI: /oraclediagent/invoke.do] Agent MyOdiAgent encountered an error: ODI-1274: Agent Exception Caused by: null

[2012-02-01T06:06:23.093-06:00] [odi_server1] [ERROR] [] [oracle.odi.agent] [tid: 13] [userId: anonymous] [ecid: 004hyNcWQ_E1rYRquWq2UH0002BA000Rvu,0:1] [APP: oraclediagent] [URI: /oraclediagent/invoke.do] java.lang.NullPointerException[[
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.coherence.OdiAgentInstanceList.getAgentInstances(OdiAgentInstanceList.java:43)

   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.mbeans.SessionInformationBean.getAgentInstances(SessionInformationBean.java:711)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.processor.impl.GetJMXServiceInfoRequestProcessor.doProcessRequest(GetJMXServiceInfoRequestProcessor.java:35)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.processor.SimpleAgentRequestProcessor.process(SimpleAgentRequestProcessor.java:49)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.support.DefaultRuntimeAgent.execute(DefaultRuntimeAgent.java:68)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.servlet.AgentServlet.processRequest(AgentServlet.java:445)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.servlet.AgentServlet.doPost(AgentServlet.java:394)
   at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:727)

[...]

  or:

[2012-05-02T19:50:56.928-05:00] [odi_server1] [ERROR] [ODI-1131] [] [tid: 29] [userId: anonymous] [ecid: 004jlSmMpaH4UsVRy2i8T00000Wt0006uy,0:1] [APP: oraclediagent] [URI: /oraclediagent/invoke.do] AgentMyOdiAgentencountered an error: ODI-1220: Session preparation failure: an unexpected exception occurred.[[
Caused By: java.lang.NullPointerException
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.coherence.OdiDisconnectedRepositoryList.isRepositoryDown(OdiDisconnectedRepositoryList.java:78)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.mbeans.SessionInformationBean.isWorkRepositoryDown(SessionInformationBean.java:568)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.processor.impl.StartScenRequestProcessor$1.doAction(StartScenRequestProcessor.java:297)
   at oracle.odi.core.persistence.dwgobject.DwgObjectTemplate.execute(DwgObjectTemplate.java:214)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.processor.impl.StartScenRequestProcessor.goPrepareOrDelegatePrepare(StartScenRequestProcessor.java:287)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.processor.impl.StartScenRequestProcessor.doPrepareAgentTask(StartScenRequestProcessor.java:216)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.processor.TaskExecutorAgentRequestProcessor.process(TaskExecutorAgentRequestProcessor.java:81)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.support.DefaultRuntimeAgent.execute(DefaultRuntimeAgent.java:68)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.servlet.AgentServlet.processRequest(AgentServlet.java:445)
   at oracle.odi.runtime.agent.servlet.AgentServlet.doPost(AgentServlet.java:394)
   at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:727)

[...]

Changes

 

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 Step 1. Coherence cluster must use Unicast discovery mode, and the WKA properties must have been configured
 Step 2. Version of ODI is 11.1.1.5, and the ODI J2EE Agent is used with Oracle Fusion Application
References


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