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.


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
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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