"NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/xml/serializer/OutputPropertiesFactory" Whilst Deploying CS During Upgrade From 11.1.1.6.1 To 11.1.1.8.0 (Doc ID 2053411.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Issue whilst deploying Sites during upgrade from 11.1.1.6.1 to 11.1.1.8.0. Deployment of Sites fails with the following exceptions on-screen in the WLS console:

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Getting Deployment configuration...
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/xml/serializer/OutputPropertiesFactory


and in WLS logs:

#### <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <> at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.DeploymentConfigurationImpl.getDConfigBeanRoot(DeploymentConfigurationImpl.java:171)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.tools.SessionHelper.initializeWithConfig(SessionHelper.java:798)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.tools.SessionHelper.initialize(SessionHelper.java:739)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.tools.SessionHelper.initializeConfiguration(SessionHelper.java:556)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.tools.SessionHelper.initializeConfiguration(SessionHelper.java:544)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.tools.SessionHelper.initializeConfiguration(SessionHelper.java:627)
   at com.bea.console.utils.DeploymentConfigurationHelper$1.execute(DeploymentConfigurationHelper.java:838)
   at com.bea.console.utils.DeploymentUtils.runDeploymentAction(DeploymentUtils.java:5022)
   at com.bea.console.utils.DeploymentConfigurationHelper.initDeploymentConfiguration(DeploymentConfigurationHelper.java:827)
   at com.bea.console.utils.DeploymentConfigurationHelper.completeInitialization(DeploymentConfigurationHelper.java:428)
   at com.bea.console.utils.DeploymentConfigurationManager.getDeploymentConfiguration(DeploymentConfigurationManager.java:130)
   at com.bea.console.utils.DeploymentConfigurationManager.getDeploymentConfiguration(DeploymentConfigurationManager.java:65)
...
   at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:178)
Caused by: javax.enterprise.deploy.spi.exceptions.InvalidModuleException: [J2EE Deployment SPI:260050]'weblogic.j2ee.descriptor.wl.WeblogicWebAppBeanDConfig' does not implement weblogic.deploy.api.spi.WebLogicDConfigBeanRoot, or cannot be instantiated: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/xml/serializer/OutputPropertiesFactory.
   at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.DeploymentConfigurationImpl.initDConfig(DeploymentConfigurationImpl.java:726)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.DeploymentConfigurationImpl.getDConfigBeanRoot(DeploymentConfigurationImpl.java:157)
... 63 more
Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/xml/serializer/OutputPropertiesFactory
   at org.apache.xalan.templates.OutputProperties.(OutputProperties.java:83)
   at org.apache.xalan.transformer.TransformerIdentityImpl.(TransformerIdentityImpl.java:88)
   at org.apache.xalan.processor.TransformerFactoryImpl.newTransformer(TransformerFactoryImpl.java:823)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.model.internal.DDBeanImpl.getTextFromNode(DDBeanImpl.java:253)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.model.internal.DDBeanImpl.getNodeText(DDBeanImpl.java:245)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.model.internal.DDBeanImpl.getText(DDBeanImpl.java:79)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.internal.utils.ConfigHelper.getNSPrefix(ConfigHelper.java:74)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.BasicDConfigBeanRoot.setNamespace(BasicDConfigBeanRoot.java:440)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.BasicDConfigBeanRoot.(BasicDConfigBeanRoot.java:89)
   at weblogic.j2ee.descriptor.wl.WeblogicWebAppBeanDConfig.(WeblogicWebAppBeanDConfig.java:60)
   at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
   at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
   at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
   at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.DeploymentConfigurationImpl.constructDCB(DeploymentConfigurationImpl.java:606)
   at weblogic.deploy.api.spi.config.DeploymentConfigurationImpl.initDConfig(DeploymentConfigurationImpl.java:693)
... 64 more


Cause

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