WebLogic Server 12.2.1.3.0 Install on an AIX OS Fails with "OUI-10094:Problem In Saving Inventory. Installation Cannot Continue. Java.lang.NullPointerException" Error

(Doc ID 2384213.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When installing WebLogic Server 12.2.1.3.0 version on an AIX platform the installer fails during the step 'saving the inventory'.

Below error is reported in the installation log:

[2018-03-29T15:14:21.762+02:00] [sysman] [WARNING] [] [oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstSaveInvWCCE] [host: xxxxx] [nwaddr: x.x.x.x] [tid: 76] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 0000M9lrxE41zW^shSGbpo1QjEKB000008,0] java.io.IOException: java.lang.NullPointerException[[
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallSession.saveInventoryWithUpdate(OiicInstallSession.java:2894)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstSaveInvWCCE.initialize(OiicInstSaveInvWCCE.java:353)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbCondIterator.iterate(OiifbCondIterator.java:145)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifw.OiifwActionsPhaseWCDE.doOperation(OiifwActionsPhaseWCDE.java:674)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbLinearIterator.iterate(OiifbLinearIterator.java:134)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicNextGenInstallAPISession$OiicNextGenAPISelCompsInstall.doOperation(OiicNextGenInstallAPISession.java:430)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbCondIterator.iterate(OiifbCondIterator.java:161)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallAPISession.doInstallAction(OiicInstallAPISession.java:653)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallAPISession.access$000(OiicInstallAPISession.java:93)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallAPISession$OiicActionsThread.run(OiicInstallAPISession.java:927)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.xml.serializer.ToStream.writeXMLAttrOpt(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xml.serializer.ToXMLStream.processAttribute(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xml.serializer.ToXMLStream.processAttributes(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xml.serializer.ToStream.endElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xalan.transformer.TransformerIdentityImpl.endElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xml.serializer.TreeWalker.endNode(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xml.serializer.TreeWalker.traverse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xalan.transformer.TransformerIdentityImpl.transform(Unknown Source)
at oracle.sysman.oix.oixs.OixsXMLOps.save(OixsXMLOps.java:282)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiii.OiiiInstallXMLWriter.writeComps(OiiiInstallXMLWriter.java:681)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiii.OiiiNextGenInstallWriter.writeComps(OiiiNextGenInstallWriter.java:83)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiii.OiiiInstallInventory.saveInventoryLocal(OiiiInstallInventory.java:1557)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiii.OiiiInstallInventory.saveInventoryDelayedNCC(OiiiInstallInventory.java:1170)
at oracle.sysman.oii.oiic.OiicInstallSession.saveInventoryWithUpdate(OiicInstallSession.java:2885)

 

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