Errors Reported Accessing Security Tab in Portal Administration Console

(Doc ID 1490968.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Access Custom Portal application and navigate to "Security" tab in Administration Console (http://..../<Application_Root_Context>/admin). Error is reported in a popup window:

An unknown error occurred during data streaming.
Ask you System Administrator to inspect the server-side logs.


Corresponding errors in the Managed Server (WC_CustomPortal) logs where the application is deployed:

[WC_CustomPortal] [WARNING] [] [oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '5' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 0000JaqfIMjDg^x5wBDCiW1GJsUl000018,0] [APP: eClinicalPortal_application1#V2.0] ADF_FACES-60098:Faces lifecycle receives unhandled exceptions in phase RENDER_RESPONSE 6[[
javax.el.ELException: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at javax.el.BeanELResolver.getValue(BeanELResolver.java:298)
    at com.sun.faces.el.DemuxCompositeELResolver._getValue(DemuxCompositeELResolver.java:173)
    at com.sun.faces.el.DemuxCompositeELResolver.getValue(DemuxCompositeELResolver.java:200)
    at com.sun.el.parser.AstValue.getValue(AstValue.java:138)
    at com.sun.el.parser.AstEqual.getValue(AstEqual.java:54)
    at com.sun.el.parser.AstAnd.getValue(AstAnd.java:59)
    at com.sun.el.ValueExpressionImpl.getValue(ValueExpressionImpl.java:206)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.bean.FacesBeanImpl.getProperty(FacesBeanImpl.java:68)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.getBooleanProperty(UIXComponentBase.java:1204)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.isRendered(UIXComponentBase.java:423)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.processFlattenedChildren(UIXComponent.java:154)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.processFlattenedChildren(UIXComponent.java:290)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.processFlattenedChildren(UIXComponent.java:213)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.PanelGroupLayoutRenderer.encodeAll(PanelGroupLayoutRenderer.java:343)
    at oracle.adf.view.rich.render.RichRenderer.encodeAll(RichRenderer.java:1396)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeEnd(CoreRenderer.java:341)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.encodeEnd(UIXComponentBase.java:767)
    at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:937)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeChild(CoreRenderer.java:405)
    at oracle.adf.view.rich.render.RichRenderer.encodeChild(RichRenderer.java:2633)
.......
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at oracle.webcenter.security.common.WCGroup.<init>(WCGroup.java:74)
    at oracle.webcenter.security.common.IdentityWrapper.getGroup(IdentityWrapper.java:183)
    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 javax.el.BeanELResolver.getValue(BeanELResolver.java:293)
    ... 163 more

[WC_CustomPortal] [ERROR] [] [oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.config.rich.RegistrationConfigurator] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '5' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 0000JaqfIMjDg^x5wBDCiW1GJsUl000018,0] [APP: eClinicalPortal_application1#V2.0] ADF_FACES-60096:Server Exception during PPR, #1[[
javax.el.ELException: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at javax.el.BeanELResolver.getValue(BeanELResolver.java:298)
    at com.sun.faces.el.DemuxCompositeELResolver._getValue(DemuxCompositeELResolver.java:173)
    at com.sun.faces.el.DemuxCompositeELResolver.getValue(DemuxCompositeELResolver.java:200)
    at com.sun.el.parser.AstValue.getValue(AstValue.java:138)
    at com.sun.el.parser.AstEqual.getValue(AstEqual.java:54)
    at com.sun.el.parser.AstAnd.getValue(AstAnd.java:59)
    at com.sun.el.ValueExpressionImpl.getValue(ValueExpressionImpl.java:206)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.bean.FacesBeanImpl.getProperty(FacesBeanImpl.java:68)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.getBooleanProperty(UIXComponentBase.java:1204)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.isRendered(UIXComponentBase.java:423)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.processFlattenedChildren(UIXComponent.java:154)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.processFlattenedChildren(UIXComponent.java:290)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.processFlattenedChildren(UIXComponent.java:213)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.PanelGroupLayoutRenderer.encodeAll(PanelGroupLayoutRenderer.java:343)
    at oracle.adf.view.rich.render.RichRenderer.encodeAll(RichRenderer.java:1396)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeEnd(CoreRenderer.java:341)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.encodeEnd(UIXComponentBase.java:767)
    at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:937)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeChild(CoreRenderer.java:405)
    at oracle.adf.view.rich.render.RichRenderer.encodeChild(RichRenderer.java:2633)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.table.BaseColumnRenderer.renderDataCell(BaseColumnRenderer.java:1386)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.table.BaseColumnRenderer.encodeAll(BaseColumnRenderer.java:104)
    at oracle.adf.view.rich.render.RichRenderer.encodeAll(RichRenderer.java:1396)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeEnd(CoreRenderer.java:341)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.encodeEnd(UIXComponentBase.java:767)
    at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:937)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeChild(CoreRenderer.java:405)
.....
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at oracle.webcenter.security.common.WCGroup.<init>(WCGroup.java:74)
    at oracle.webcenter.security.common.IdentityWrapper.getGroup(IdentityWrapper.java:183)
    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 javax.el.BeanELResolver.getValue(BeanELResolver.java:293)
    ... 163 more
]]

 

Changes

 Oracle WebCenter configured to user external LDAP server

Cause

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