Sites 12 Blob Base Vanity URL Issue with Log Error: Error looking up WebReference[[ java.lang.NullPointerException

(Doc ID 2188758.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Blob Vanity URLs in Sites 12 were failing to render and logs the following error with trace logging enabled on logger oracle.wcsites.webreference

[2016-03-28T09:03:55.963+00:00] [wcsites_server1] [ERROR] [] [oracle.wcsites.webreference] [tid: 95] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 17024777318220,0:1:1:1:3:3] [APP: sites] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] Error looking up WebReference[[
java.lang.NullPointerException

]]
[2016-03-28T09:03:55.963+00:00] [wcsites_server1] [TRACE] [] [oracle.wcsites.webreference] [tid: 95] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 17024777318220,0:1:1:1:3:3] [APP: sites] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] [SRC_CLASS: oracle.wcsites.logging.odl.SitesODLLogger] [SRC_METHOD: debug] webreference: null
[2016-03-28T09:03:55.963+00:00] [wcsites_server1] [TRACE] [] [oracle.wcsites.webreference] [tid: 95] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 17024777318220,0:1:1:1:3:3] [APP: sites] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] [SRC_CLASS: oracle.wcsites.logging.odl.SitesODLLogger] [SRC_METHOD: debug] Setting 404

Cause

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