NullPointerException "Error caught while launching Importer" in realtime publish (Doc ID 1474332.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 7.5.0 to 7.6.2 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Publish is often, but not consistently, failing due to this intermittent error:

[2012-06-21 11:44:30.227][CS.XCELERATE.PUBLISH][ERROR] Error caught while launching Importer: null
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.net.URLEncoder.encode(URLEncoder.java:188)
at java.net.URLEncoder.encode(URLEncoder.java:154)
at com.openmarket.xcelerate.publish.MirrorQueue.<init>(y:172)
at com.fatwire.realtime.MirrorBasedTransporterImpl.remoteExecute(y:140)
at com.fatwire.realtime.MirrorBasedTransporterImpl.remoteExecute(y:3273)
at com.fatwire.realtime.PubMain$RemoteStub.execute(y:161)
at com.fatwire.realtime.PubMain$RemoteStub$1.run(y:1767)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)

Cause

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