Timer Application in WLS 12.1.1 throws NullPointerException when using "WebLogic-Application-Version" in MANIFEST.MF (Doc ID 1498001.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 12.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Deploying and running an EJB timer application in WLS 12.1.1.0 results in a NullPointerException in the WebLogic Server log. For example, this error stack snippet:

<Aug 21, 2012 11:36:11 PM GMT><Error><Kernel><BEA-000802><ExecuteRequest failed
java.lang.NullPointerException.
java.lang.NullPointerException
   at weblogic.ejb.container.timer.ClusteredTimerImpl.timerExpired(ClusteredTimerImpl.java:100)
   at weblogic.scheduler.ejb.internal.EJBListenerWrapper.executeTimer(EJBListenerWrapper.java:59)
   at weblogic.scheduler.ejb.internal.EJBListenerWrapper.timerExpired(EJBListenerWrapper.java:50)
   at weblogic.scheduler.TimerState$1$2.run(TimerState.java:200)
   at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:363)
   at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:146)
   at weblogic.scheduler.TimerState$1.run(TimerState.java:197)
   at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:256)
   at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:221)

 

Changes

The same timers work successfully on WLS 10.0 MP2.

Cause

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