Error Accessing Security Tab in WebCenter Administration Console, "An Unknown Error Occurred During Data Streaming. Ask Your System Administrator to Inspect the Server-Side Logs." (Doc ID 1553809.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When trying to access the Security tab in  WebCenter Custom Portal Application Administration Console using the url  http://machine:port/<Application_Root_Context>/admin, the following error is reported in a popup window:

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

 
The error in the  managed server log files shows:


<Apr 30, 2013 2:37:47 PM CDT> <Warning> <oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl> <BEA-000000> <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:938)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeChild(CoreRenderer.java:406)
    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:938)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.render.CoreRenderer.encodeChild(CoreRenderer.java:406)
    at oracle.adf.view.rich.render.RichRenderer.encodeChild(RichRenderer.java:2633)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.TableRenderer.renderDataBlockRows(TableRenderer.java:1957)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.TableRenderer._renderSingleDataBlock(TableRenderer.java:1618)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.TableRenderer._handleDataFetch(TableRenderer.java:1022)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.renderkit.rich.TableRenderer.encodeAll(TableRenderer.java:506)
    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 org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXCollection.encodeEnd(UIXCollection.java:538)
    at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:938)
    at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.util.rich.InvokeOnComponentUtils$EncodeChildVisitCallback.visit(InvokeOnComponentUtils.java:113)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidadinternal.context.PartialVisitContext.invokeVisitCallback(PartialVisitContext.java:222)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXIterator.visitTree(UIXIterator.java:251)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.visitTree(UIXComponent.java:443)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.visitTree(UIXComponent.java:326)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponent.visitTree(UIXComponent.java:443)
.
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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)
    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)

 





Changes

   The issue can occur with any LDAP server (Oracle Internet Directory, Active Directory, Embedded LDAP of WLS etc)

Cause

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