"java.lang.NullPointerException at com.sun.jersey.server.impl.cdi.CDIExtension.lateInitialize..." During Deployment Of Restful Webservice (Doc ID 1629808.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While deploying RESTFUL web service to a WLS 12.1.2.0.0 with JDK 1.7, the next exception is thrown during deployment.
The behavior is random some times the application deploys properly and some times the application deployment fails.

The Application itself is full of other components like EJBs , Servlets, JMS Modules..

When the issue occurs redeployment does not work, so when trying to redeploy it seems to continuously fail.
A way to overcome this problem is stopping the Weblogic Server, clearing the cache, start the Weblogic Server and try to deployment again.

The Exception reported is:

 

Cause

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