Publish Failed with "Exception occurred while gathering" (Doc ID 1969207.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to publish assets, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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[2015-02-04 09:27:13,540 UTC] [ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [logging.cs.xcelerate.publish] Exception occurred while gathering
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.fatwire.realtime.ApprovalGroupingStrategy._lockAndCheckForEdits(ApprovalGroupingStrategy.java:136)
at com.fatwire.realtime.ApprovalGroupingStrategy.execute(ApprovalGroupingStrategy.java:74)
at com.fatwire.realtime.DataGathererImpl.execute(DataGathererImpl.java:55)
at com.fatwire.realtime.PubMain._standardPublish(PubMain.java:316)
at com.fatwire.realtime.PubMain.execute(PubMain.java:107)
at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._openmarket._xcelerate._prologactions._publish._advpub.__publishapprovedassets._jspService(__publishapprovedassets.java:110)
at weblogic.servlet.jsp.JspBase.service(JspBase.java:34)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:227)

Additionally, when viewing the list of assets ready to be published, no assets are shown and the screen contains the following line at the top:

Variables.totalNumberOfAvailableAndSelectedAssets assets available for Publishing. Variables.totalNumberOfSelectedAssets of these assets are already selected for On Demand publishing

And in the table:

Error in evaluation;Error in configuration.

Cause

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