Some revision tracked assets not accessible: UI/Data/Asset/AssetMetadata: NullPointerException (Doc ID 1523647.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.1 to 11.1.1.8.0 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to access assets created by users that were not migrated into LDAP:

The following error is seen in the UI:

An exception occurred on the server while
executing UI/Data/Asset/AssetMetadata:
NullPointerException: If problem persists please
contact the system administrator.


In the sites.log, the following error is seen:

[2013-01-25 14:12:50,087 EST] [ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [fatwire.cs.ui.framework] An exception occurred
com.fatwire.cs.ui.framework.UIException: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._ui._data._asset.__assetmetadataaction._jspService(__assetmetadataaction.java:171)
  .
  .
  .
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.fatwire.ui.util.GenericUtil.toUserBean(GenericUtil.java:882)
  at com.fatwire.ui.util.GenericUtil.getUserByName(GenericUtil.java:818)
  at com.fatwire.services.dao.VersioningDaoImpl.getRevision(VersioningDaoImpl.java:265)
  at com.fatwire.services.dao.VersioningDaoImpl.getCurrentRevision(VersioningDaoImpl.java:237)
  at com.fatwire.services.VersioningServiceImpl.getCurrentRevision(VersioningServiceImpl.java:114)
  at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._ui._data._asset.__assetmetadataaction$1.transform(__assetmetadataaction.java:147)
  at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._ui._data._asset.__assetmetadataaction$1.transform(__assetmetadataaction.java:1)
  at com.fatwire.ui.util.GenericUtil.transformList(GenericUtil.java:202)
  at com.fatwire.ui.util.GenericUtil.transformList(GenericUtil.java:214)
  at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._ui._data._asset.__assetmetadataaction._jspService(__assetmetadataaction.java:128)
  ... 62 more

Cause

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