Getting Internal Error Message From Webcenter Spaces After OID Authenticator Configuration (Doc ID 1449068.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 16-Sep-2013

Symptoms


After configuration of Oracle WebCenter Spaces with an external OID Authenticator an internal error occurs on login.

In the Diagnostic log for WebCenter Spaces the following error is seen:

<Apr 1, 2012 10:30:48 PM EDT> <Error> <oracle.jps.idmgmt> <BEA-000000> <java.lang.NullPointerException
oracle.security.idm.ConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.security.idm.providers.ovd.OVDConfiguration.setDefaultConfig(OVDConfiguration.java:110)

Changes

You have configured an OID as external authenticator for the security realm in which Spaces is deployed.

Cause

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