OER 11g Import/Export Fails With "Unable To Launch Application" Error And Null Pointer Exceptions

(Doc ID 2193321.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Repository - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OER 11g Import/Export fails with "Unable to launch application" error and Null Pointer Exceptions

After successful installation & configuration of OER 11.1.1.7.0 (with JRockit/JDK 1.6+) on OEL 5.8 (64-bit), when attempting to launch OER impexp.jnlp application it fails with the following Null pointer exceptions:

java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.flashline.registry.importexport.ImportExportUtil.unescapeUnicodeString(ImportExportUtil.java:50)
  at com.flashline.registry.importexport.ImportExportUtil.main(ImportExportUtil.java:141)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
  at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeApplication(Unknown Source)
  at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.executeMainClass(Unknown Source)
  at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source)
  at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source)
  at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

 

Cause

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