NullPointerException seen in logs when starting up WebCenter Portal (Doc ID 1933824.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.8.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When accessing a WebCenter Portal server the first time after start, a NullPointerException shows in the logs:

< <
java.lang.NullPointerException
  at java.util.ResourceBundle.getBundleImpl(ResourceBundle.java:1252)
  at java.util.ResourceBundle.getBundle(ResourceBundle.java:795)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.getValue(DeviceSupportUtils.java:216)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.getSeededOptionalAttributes(DeviceSupportUtils.java:233)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.getMatchingSeededAttr(DeviceSupportUtils.java:3642)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.convertSupportAttribtuesToAttribtues(DeviceSupportUtils.java:3610)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.convertJAXBDeviceToDevice(DeviceSupportUtils.java:3588)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.getDeviceFromRef(DeviceSupportUtils.java:3819)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.convertJAXBDeviceGroupsToDeviceGroups(DeviceSupportUtils.java:3779)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportUtils.getAllDeviceGroups(DeviceSupportUtils.java:3310)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportImpl.getAllDeviceGroups(DeviceSupportImpl.java:134)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.impl.DeviceSupportImpl.getDefaultDeviceGroup(DeviceSupportImpl.java:298)
  at oracle.webcenter.framework.view.support.DeviceAgent.getCurrentScopeDeviceGroup(DeviceAgent.java:456)
  at oracle.webcenter.webcenterapp.internal.view.backing.GatewayBean.getDeviceGroupSpecificPage(GatewayBea

Cause

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