Unable To Apply Patch On WLS 10.3.6 and getting java.lang.NullPointerException

(Doc ID 2357062.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Executing bsu command to apply patch on WLS 10.3.6 throws Java null pointer exception error as listed below:-

2018-02-04 16:44:00,416 FATAL [main] com.bea.plateng.patch.Patch - java.lang.NullPointerException
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.bea.plateng.patch.PatchTargetHelper.loadPatchProfiles(PatchTargetHelper.java:447)
at com.bea.plateng.patch.PatchTarget.(PatchTarget.java:268)
at com.bea.plateng.patch.PatchTargetFactory.create(PatchTargetFactory.java:30)
at com.bea.plateng.patch.PatchTargetHelper.getPatchTargets(PatchTargetHelper.java:204)
at com.bea.plateng.patch.PatchTargetHelper.updatePatchTargets(PatchTargetHelper.java:119)
....


 

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