Resource injection with handler causes java.lang.ClassNotFoundException (Doc ID 1436045.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.3 to 12.1.1.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-May-2013***

Symptoms

On WebLogic Server, injecting a required resource in handler i.e Annotate a handler with @Resource(mappedName="<smth from JNDI>") causes 'java.lang.ClassNotFoundException' during deployment

Here's the sample code snippet for a handler with @Resource annotation

Cause

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