JDBC Thin Driver Connection Via OID (LDAPS) Fails With Null Pointer Exception (Doc ID 1664857.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

JDBC thin driver connections via Oracle Internet Directory (OID) using LDAPS connect string:

fail with the below error:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
         at oracle.net.jndi.JndiAttrs.getAttrs(JndiAttrs.java:215)
         at oracle.net.resolver.AddrResolution.<init>(AddrResolution.java:209)
         at oracle.net.ns.NSProtocol.connect(NSProtocol.java:206)
         at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.connect(T4CConnection.java:1360)
         at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.logon(T4CConnection.java:486)
         at oracle.jdbc.driver.PhysicalConnection.<init>(PhysicalConnection.java:711)
         at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CConnection.<init>(T4CConnection.java:385)
         at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CDriverExtension.getConnection(T4CDriverExtension.java:30)
         at oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver.connect(OracleDriver.java:558)
         at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:582)
         at java.sql.DriverManager.getConnection(DriverManager.java:185)
         at LDAPLookupJDBCTestSSL.<init>(LDAPLookupJDBCTestSSL.java:42)
         at LDAPLookupJDBCTestSSL.main(LDAPLookupJDBCTestSSL.java:84)



Changes

Upgrade in OID Server from 11.1.1.2 to 11.1.1.7

Cause

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