OAM Upgrade 11.1.2.1 to 11.1.2.2 UpgradeConfig Command Fails with "Unable to acquire lock on key CONFIGoam-config.xml for user READER"

(Doc ID 1937937.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.2.1.0 to 11.1.2.2.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

- Upgrading OAM 11.1.2.1 to OAM 11.1.2.2
- Running the upgradeConfig command, which fails with error.

wls:/offline> upgradeConfig("/opt/iam/user_projects/domains/iam_domain", "dartsys", "***********", "IAM_OAM", "jdbc:oracle:thin:@localhost:1521/orcl.dartmouth.edu")
Oct 10, 2014 9:43:23 AM oracle.security.am.admin.config.ConfigurationStoreFactory getSingletonInstance
INFO: ConfigurationStore Instance is getting freshly initialized
Oct 10, 2014 9:43:23 AM oracle.security.am.admin.config.BasicFileConfigurationStore
INFO: Is Configuration Store Observer Disabled : false
Oct 10, 2014 9:43:23 AM oracle.security.am.admin.config.util.locks.FsLockProvider lock
WARNING: Unable to acquire lock on key CONFIGoam-config.xml for user READER.
java.lang.NullPointerException
at javax.xml.bind.DatatypeConverter.printBase64Binary(DatatypeConverter.java:547)
at oracle.security.am.admin.config.util.locks.ConfigLockManager.getHash(ConfigLockManager.java:119)
.
.
at java.util.TimerThread.run(Timer.java:505)

Oct 10, 2014 9:43:23 AM oracle.security.am.admin.config.util.locks.FsLockProvider lock
WARNING: Unable to acquire lock on key CONFIGoam-config.xml for user READER.
java.lang.NullPointerException
at javax.xml.bind.DatatypeConverter.printBase64Binary(DatatypeConverter.java:547)
at oracle.security.am.admin.config.util.locks.ConfigLockManager.getHash(ConfigLockManager.java:119)
at oracle.security.am.admin.config.util.locks.FsLockProvider.getLockFile(FsLockProvider.java:73)
.
.
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
at weblogic.WLST.main(WLST.java:29)

Cause

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