WebLogic Server - Running config.sh Fails With NullPointerException

(Doc ID 2351635.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to configure a new WebLogic 12.2.1.2.0 domain using config.sh the following error occurs:

2017-12-22 10:44:05,060 XXXXXXXXX [26] com.oracle.cie.wizard.internal.engine.WizardControllerEngine - Wizard error cause
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.oracle.cie.common.dao.xbean.XBeanDataHandler.getValueFromObject(XBeanDataHandler.java:802)
at com.oracle.cie.common.dao.xbean.XBeanDataHandler.getAttributeValueInternal(XBeanDataHandler.java:524)
at com.oracle.cie.common.dao.CachingDataHandler.getAttributeValue(CachingDataHandler.java:61)
at com.oracle.cie.common.dao.AbstractDataHandlerWrapper.getStringAttribute(AbstractDataHandlerWrapper.java:67)
at com.oracle.cie.dependency.dao.DependencyRef.getId(DependencyRef.java:71)
at com.oracle.cie.dependency.SelectionTarget.addRequiresDep(SelectionTarget.java:698)
at com.oracle.cie.dependency.SelectionTarget.addDependencies(SelectionTarget.java:613)
at com.oracle.cie.dependency.SelectionTarget.populateGraph(SelectionTarget.java:591)
at com.oracle.cie.dependency.SelectionTarget.init(SelectionTarget.java:41)
at com.oracle.cie.domain.template.dependency.TemplateSelectionTarget.<init>(TemplateSelectionTarget.java:52)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.domain.helpers.TemplateSelectionTaskDelegate.createSelectionTarget(TemplateSelectionTaskDelegate.java:88)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.domain.gui.tasks.MultipleTemplateSelectionGUITask.configure(MultipleTemplateSelectionGUITask.java:352)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.domain.gui.tasks.MultipleTemplateSelectionGUITask.configure(MultipleTemplateSelectionGUITask.java:75)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.internal.cont.AbstractTaskContainer.doConfigureTask(AbstractTaskContainer.java:115)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.internal.cont.AbstractTaskContainer.setTask(AbstractTaskContainer.java:46)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.internal.engine.EmbeddedEngine.goForward(EmbeddedEngine.java:543)
at com.oracle.cie.wizard.internal.engine.EmbeddedEngine.run(EmbeddedEngine.java:167)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:748)


Changes

The upgrade was due to application of Patch 6880880 which upgraded OPatch.

Reference: Using OUI NextGen OPatch 13 for Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.1.2+) (Doc ID 1587524.1)

Cause

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