Admin UI Tree Applet is Not Loading and Throws Error in Java Console (Doc ID 2031302.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 to 11.1.1.8.0 [Release FatWire]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Tree Applet in the Admin UI is not loading as expected and in the Java console the following stack trace can be observed:

java.lang.NullPointerException at com.openmarket.tree.NodeReader.readNode(NodeReader.java:185)
at com.openmarket.tree.Node.explore(Node.java:649)
at com.openmarket.tree.TreePane.loadRoot(TreePane.java:182)
at com.openmarket.tree.TreePane.<init>(TreePane.java:129)
at com.openmarket.tree.TreeApplet.initThread(TreeApplet.java:414)
at com.openmarket.tree.TreeApplet.init(TreeApplet.java:304)
at com.sun.deploy.uitoolkit.impl.awt.AWTAppletAdapter.init(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager$AppletExecutionRunnable.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

Also the following can be observed in the sites.log:

[ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [fatwire.logging.cs.request] COM.FutureTense.Common.ContentServerException: Unable to evaluate element OpenMarket/Gator/UIFramework/LoadTab Error code:UNABLE TO EVAL ELEMENT

Cause

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