NullPointerException While Running Entitlement Certification Job

(Doc ID 2321359.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Identity Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After upgrading from OIM R2PS1 to R2SP3 with Bundle patch, certification jobs created for Entitlements are falling with NullPointerException.

1.Log into the identity console.
2.Go to Compliance page and create a certification definition of type entitlement.
3.Make sure that you have some active users with selected application instance .
4.Run the certification scheduler job and it fails with following exception:

at oracle.iam.catalog.repository.DBRepository.executeFinderOpenCatalog(
at oracle.iam.catalog.repository.DBRepository.findCatalogInternal(
at oracle.iam.catalog.internal.impl.CatalogServiceInternalImpl.findCatalogInternal(
at oracle.iam.certification.impl.IDCCatalogUtil.getCertifiableAppInstanceIds(
at oracle.iam.certification.scheduledtasks.CertificationCreationTask.getAllApplicationInstanceIds(
at oracle.iam.certification.scheduledtasks.CertificationCreationTask.createDataOwnerCertification(
at oracle.iam.certification.scheduledtasks.CertificationCreationTask.execute(
at oracle.iam.scheduler.vo.TaskSupport.invokeExecute(



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