SOAP Request to GenericSoapService for CHECKIN_UNIVERSAL Returns Error: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException (Doc ID 1452927.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When making a SOAP request to WebCenter Content using the CHECKIN_UNIVERSAL service, the following error is returned in the SOAP response.

 

<ns2:Field name="error">Error: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException</ns2:Field>

 

The stack trace in the content server log shows a NullPointerException related to primaryFile. 

 

java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
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 idcservlet.common.IdcMethodHolder.invokeMethod(IdcMethodHolder.java:87)
at idcservlet.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeStaticMethodEx(ClassHelperUtils.java:390)
at idcservlet.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeStaticMethod(ClassHelperUtils.java:369)
at idcservlet.webservices.idcws.GenericSoapPortTypeImpl.genericSoapOperation(GenericSoapPortTypeImpl.java:147)
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 oracle.j2ee.ws.server.jaxws.ServiceEndpointRuntime.processMessage(ServiceEndpointRuntime.java:370)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.jaxws.ServiceEndpointRuntime.processMessage(ServiceEndpointRuntime.java:202)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.jaxws.JAXWSRuntimeDelegate.processMessage(JAXWSRuntimeDelegate.java:474)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.provider.ProviderProcessor.doEndpointProcessing(ProviderProcessor.java:1187)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.WebServiceProcessor$1.run(WebServiceProcessor.java:1120)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.WebServiceProcessor$1.run(WebServiceProcessor.java:1118)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsSubject.doAsPrivileged(JpsSubject.java:315)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.jaas.AccActionExecutor.execute(AccActionExecutor.java:74)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.jaas.CascadeActionExecutor$SubjectPrivilegedExceptionAction.run(CascadeActionExecutor.java:83)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:363)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:146)
at weblogic.security.Security.runAs(Security.java:61)
at oracle.security.jps.wls.jaas.WlsActionExecutor.execute(WlsActionExecutor.java:51)
at oracle.security.jps.internal.jaas.CascadeActionExecutor.execute(CascadeActionExecutor.java:56)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.provider.GenericProviderPlatform.runAs(GenericProviderPlatform.java:398)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.WebServiceProcessor.invokeEndpointImplementation(WebServiceProcessor.java:1138)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.provider.ProviderProcessor.doRequestProcessing(ProviderProcessor.java:581)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.WebServiceProcessor.processRequest(WebServiceProcessor.java:233)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.WebServiceProcessor.doService(WebServiceProcessor.java:193)
at oracle.j2ee.ws.server.WebServiceServlet.doPost(WebServiceServlet.java:485)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:727)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:820)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:227)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.invokeServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:125)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.execute(ServletStubImpl.java:301)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.TailFilter.doFilter(TailFilter.java:26)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter$1.run(JpsAbsFilter.java:119)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsSubject.doAsPrivileged(JpsSubject.java:315)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.util.JpsPlatformUtil.runJaasMode(JpsPlatformUtil.java:442)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter.runJaasMode(JpsAbsFilter.java:103)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter.doFilter(JpsAbsFilter.java:171)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsFilter.doFilter(JpsFilter.java:71)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.dms.servlet.DMSServletFilter.doFilter(DMSServletFilter.java:139)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.wrapRun(WebAppServletContext.java:3730)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.run(WebAppServletContext.java:3696)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.securedExecute(WebAppServletContext.java:2273)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.execute(WebAppServletContext.java:2179)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletRequestImpl.run(ServletRequestImpl.java:1490)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:256)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:221)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException: primaryFile
at intradoc.data.IdcProperties.put(IdcProperties.java:472)
at intradoc.data.DataBinder.putLocal(DataBinder.java:1340)

 

 

 

The content server logs in the weblayout directory show this error.

 

Content item 'pflies-lnx.us.001214' was not successfully checked in. Unable to execute service method 'addFiles'. Null pointer is dereferenced. 

An error has occurred. The stack trace below shows more information. !csUnableToCheckIn,pflies-lnx.us.001214!csUnableToExecMethod,addFiles!syNullPointerException intradoc.common.ServiceException: !csUnableToCheckIn,pflies-lnx.us.001214!csUnableToExecMethod,addFiles *ScriptStack CHECKIN_NEW_SUB
 
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException at intradoc.server.DocServiceHandler.addFile(DocServiceHandler.java:3672) at intradoc.server.DocServiceHandler.addFiles(DocServiceHandler.java:519)

Cause

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