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OVD 11g: java.lang.NullPointerException in ODSM (Doc ID 1513855.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Several ODSM issues have been reported when Weblogic (and thus ODSM) is using a JDK version higher than OVD. Steps are presented below to diagnose and correct these problems.

 

In this particular case, the following error message appeared in ODSM every time a change was applied to any OVD adapter.

error loading adapter :
java.lang.NullPointerException 


The WLS diagnostic log showed the following:

[2012-12-06T08:21:33.727-06:00] [AdminServer] [WARNING] [] [org.apache.myfaces.trinidadinternal.context.RequestContextImpl] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '3' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: ] [ecid: <ECID string>] [APP: odsm
[2012-12-06T08:21:44.727-06:00] [AdminServer] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.ldap.odsm.model.ovd.config.adapters.APBaseCfg] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '4' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: ] [ecid: <ECID string>] [APP: odsm#11.1.1.2.0] saveChanges[[
AxisFault
faultCode: {http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/}Server.userException
faultSubcode:
faultString: Error loading adapter ORACLE LDAP : java.lang.NullPointerException
faultActor:
faultNode:
faultDetail:
{http://xml.apache.org/axis/}hostname:<HOSTNAME>

Error loading adapter <ADAPTER_NAME> : java.lang.NullPointerException

 

 

Cause

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