Upgrading From 11.1.1.5.0 To 11.1.2.2.0 Throws Error On ./start-ds --upgrade (Doc ID 1635136.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1) When upgrading from 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.2.2.0, the following error occurred following the upgrade and running start-ds --upgrade.

[12/Mar/2014:12:08:40 -0700] category=CORE severity=INFORMATION msgID=132 msg=The Directory Server is beginning the configuration bootstrapping process
[12/Mar/2014:12:08:41 -0700] category=CORE severity=NOTICE msgID=458886 msg=Oracle Unified Directory 11.1.2.2.0 (build 20131115153045Z, R1311150604) starting up
[12/Mar/2014:12:08:42 -0700] category=CORE severity=NOTICE msgID=458891 msg=The Directory Server has sent an alert notification generated by class org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer (alert type org.opends.server.DirectoryServerShutdown, alert ID 458893): The Directory Server has started the shutdown process. The shutdown was initiated by an instance of class org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer and the reason provided for the shutdown was An error occurred while trying to start the Directory Server: An objectclass read from schema configuration file 06-compat.ldif could not be parsed: The definition for the objectclass with OID 2.16.840.1.113730.3.2.113 declared a superior objectclass with an OID of tombstone. No objectclass with this OID exists in the server schema The definition for the objectclass with OID 2.16.840.1.113730.3.2.113 declared a superior objectclass with an OID of tombstone. No objectclass with this OID exists in the server schema
[12/Mar/2014:12:08:43 -0700] category=CORE severity=NOTICE msgID=458955 msg=The Directory Server is now stopped

2) All subsequent attempts to run ./start-ds --upgrade produced the following Null pointer error:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException at java.lang.Integer.decode(Integer.java:927)

at org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer.checkStartability(DirectoryServer.java:10166)

at org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer.main(DirectoryServer.java:9656)

 

Cause

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