After integrating BPM and Webcenter you're unable to login to BPM from Webcenter and the logs show a NPE (Doc ID 2220183.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to login to BPM integrated with Webcenter the BPM page doesn't load and in the logs you notice the following NullPointerException:

[2016-11-07T13:23:58.290-06:00] [soa_server1] [WARNING] [] [oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.context.RichExceptionHandler] [tid: [ACTIVE].ExecuteThread: '60' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 005GBfqmbIB7EC1pzss1yW0005w200000j,0:1] [APP: OracleBPMWorkspace] [partition-name: DOMAIN] [tenant-name: GLOBAL] [DSID: 0000LX0FdY47EC1pzsw0yW1O8DEB000002] ADF_FACES-60098:Faces lifecycle receives unhandled exceptions in phase RESTORE_VIEW 1[[
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.bpm.workspace.adf.wcp.WebCenterTaskFlowPageListener.beforePhase(WebCenterTaskFlowPageListener.java:67)
at oracle.adfinternal.controller.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.internalDispatchBeforeEvent(LifecycleImpl.java:97)
at oracle.adfinternal.controller.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.executePhase(LifecycleImpl.java:195)
at oracle.adfinternal.controller.faces.lifecycle.ADFPhaseListener.startPageLifecycle(ADFPhaseListener.java:204)
at oracle.adfinternal.controller.faces.lifecycle.ADFPhaseListener$1.after(ADFPhaseListener.java:370)
at oracle.adfinternal.controller.faces.lifecycle.ADFPhaseListener.afterPhase(ADFPhaseListener.java:89)
at oracle.adfinternal.controller.faces.lifecycle.ADFLifecyclePhaseListener.afterPhase(ADFLifecyclePhaseListener.java:53)
at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl._executeAfterPhaseLogic(LifecycleImpl.java:459)
at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl._executePhase(LifecycleImpl.java:381)
at oracle.adfinternal.view.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.execute(LifecycleImpl.java:227)
at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:650)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:286)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:260)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.invokeServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:137)

 

Cause

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