NullPointerException on BaseJ2eeAnnotationProcessor During EAR Deploy on WebLogic Server 12.2.1 (Doc ID 2169029.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading Enterprise Application from WebLogic Server 10.3.6 with Java 6 to WebLogic Server 12.2.1 with Java 8, an EAR file deployment fails with the below error stack. 

 

Below extract of stack trace is from WebLogic Server logs found in the default  '<DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/<MyServerName>/logs' directory.

 

Changes

 

Cause

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