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Running Chghost Command on Forms and Reports Install Fails with the Error "Chghost" operation failed for plugin" (Doc ID 2358225.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


Following T2P documentation On forms and reports home, when running chghost command inorder to change the host of the installation, it fails with error

SEVERE: [CHGHOST-20929-SVR] "Chghost" operation failed for plugin. Check the CHGHOST log and error files for more details. java.lang.NullPointerException
at Source) 


The issue can be reproduced at will by following the below steps:

  1. run cobybinary command on source
  2. run pastebinary on destination
  3. copy the domain folder to destination
  4. create input file
  5. Run configWallet.cmd to create wallet
  6. Run chghost.bat


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