Deploying an Application that was FTPd from Windows to Linux , Fails with NullPointerException

(Doc ID 2384810.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

An application is developed in Windows OS and the same can be deployed as well as run without any issue on this OS.  However after FTP'ing the application to Linux and trying deploying it in exploded format on Weblogic Server,  the deployment fails and gives "java.lang.NullPointerException at weblogic.application.utils.ClassFinderMetaDataEnumaration.hasMoreElements(ClassFinderMetaDataEnumaration.java:32)error.

Following is the complete stacktrace that is seen in server.log showing the error 

Changes

 FTP the application from Windows to Linux.

Cause

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