Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Unable To Pull or Deploy Config In Admin Console - Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: File source doesn't exist (Doc ID 1560359.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable To Pull or Deploy Config In Admin Console - Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: File source doesn't exist

e.g.  below errors in admin server errors logs,

[29/Apr/2013:11:07:43] info ( 5742): for host 10.1.2.3 trying to POST /admingui/admingui/instanceConfigPullDialog, service-j2ee reports:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: File source doesn't exist
at com.sun.webserver.util.io.FileUtils.copy(FileUtils.java:421)
at com.sun.webserver.util.io.FileUtils.copyTree(FileUtils.java:464)
at com.sun.webserver.util.io.FileUtils.copy(FileUtils.java:416)
at com.sun.webserver.util.io.FileUtils.copy(FileUtils.java:394)
at com.sun.web.admin.mbeans.AgentMBean.copyInstanceConfiguration(AgentMBean.java:392)
at com.sun.web.admin.mbeans.AgentMBean.getConfigFromInstance(AgentMBean.java:426)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
....

Same error if you run CLI wadm pull-config,

e.g.

wadm>  pull-config --config=host40  host40.abc.com
CLI103 Command 'pull-config' failed. :: File source doesn't exist

Cause

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