HTTP Error 500 Internal Server Error When Running rwservlet Command in Reports 11g (Doc ID 1458794.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-APR-2015***

Symptoms

Reports Servlet is not working and the following error is displayed when running rwservlet command from a browser URL

Example

http://hostname:port/reports/rwservlet

HTTP Error 500 Internal server error

 

- Reports Servers are working fine when tested with rwclient command
- WLS_REPORTS managed server is up and running

 

The following trace information is recorded in the following log files as

WLS_REPORTS-diagnostic.log

[2012-05-15T14:08:44.499-04:00] [WLS_REPORTS] [NOTIFICATION] [DFW-40101] [oracle.dfw.incident] [tid: [STANDBY].ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: <WLS Kernel>] [ecid: 0000JTHg1bJESOWzLwVK8A1FgctP000004,0] An incident has been signalled with the incident facts: [problemKey=BEA-101020 [HTTP][java.lang.NullPointerException
] incidentSource=SYSTEM incidentTime=Tue May 15 14:08:44 EDT 2012 errorMessage=BEA-101020 executionContextId=null]
[2012-05-15T14:08:45.201-04:00] [WLS_REPORTS] [NOTIFICATION] [DFW-40104] [oracle.dfw.incident] [tid: [STANDBY].ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: <WLS Kernel>] [ecid: 0000JTHg1bJESOWzLwVK8A1FgctP000004,0] [errid: 1] [detailLoc: <DOMAIN_HOME>\servers\wls_reports\adr\diag\ofm\classicdomain\wls_reports\incident\incdir_1] [probKey: BEA-101020 [HTTP][java.lang.NullPointerException\r]] incident 1 created with problem key "BEA-101020 [HTTP][java.lang.NullPointerException]"

 

WLS_REPORTS.log

####<May 15, 2012 2:08:44 PM EDT> <Notice> <Diagnostics> <cimx4> <WLS_REPORTS> <[STANDBY] ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <> <1337105324499> <BEA-320068> <Watch 'UncheckedException' with severity 'Notice' on server 'WLS_REPORTS' has triggered at May 15, 2012 2:08:44 PM EDT. Notification details:
WatchRuleType: Log
WatchRule: (SEVERITY = 'Error') AND ((MSGID = 'WL-101020') OR (MSGID = 'WL-101017') OR (MSGID = 'WL-000802') OR (MSGID = 'BEA-101020') OR (MSGID = 'BEA-101017') OR (MSGID = 'BEA-000802'))
WatchData: DATE = May 15, 2012 2:08:44 PM EDT SERVER = WLS_REPORTS MESSAGE = [ServletContext@848505793[app:reports module:/reports path:/reports spec-version:2.5 version:11.1.2]] Servlet failed with Exception
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.reports.rwclient.RWClient.doPost(RWClient.java:526)
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:300)
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$1.run(JpsAbsFilter.java:111)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsSubject.doAsPrivileged(JpsSubject.java:313)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.util.JpsPlatformUtil.runJaasMode(JpsPlatformUtil.java:413)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter.runJaasMode(JpsAbsFilter.java:94)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter.doFilter(JpsAbsFilter.java:161)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsFilter.doFilter(JpsFilter.java:71)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at oracle.dms.servlet.DMSServletFilter.doFilter(DMSServletFilter.java:136)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.wrapRun(WebAppServletContext.java:3715)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.run(WebAppServletContext.java:3681)
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:2277)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.execute(WebAppServletContext.java:2183)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletRequestImpl.run(ServletRequestImpl.java:1454)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:209)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
SUBSYSTEM = HTTP USERID = <WLS Kernel> SEVERITY = Error THREAD = [ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '3' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)' MSGID = BEA-101020 MACHINE = cimx4 TXID = CONTEXTID = TIMESTAMP = 1337105324468
WatchAlarmType: AutomaticReset
WatchAlarmResetPeriod: 30000

 

 

Cause

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