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Running Upgrade Assistant in "-readiness" Mode Fails with Error "java.lang.NullPointerException" for Oracle Forms Services (Doc ID 2454699.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2024

Applies to:

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


While trying to run upgrade assistant in readiness mode, for upgrading Forms and Reports to, readiness check for "Oracle Forms Services" fails with "java.lang.NullPointerException".

Complete Error stack

Issue can be reproduced using below steps:
1. Install and configure Forms and Reports by changing Admin Server name to something other than default Admin Server (eg:admin)
2. Take a complete back up of 12.2.1.x.x Home
3. Install Fusion Middleware Infrastructure in a new Oracle Home.
4. Install Forms and Reports into the same Oracle Home as Infrastructure.
5. Run upgrade assistant from ORACLE_HOME in readiness mode as below
$ORACLE_HOME/oracle_common/upgrade/bin/ua -readiness
6. Readiness check will fail for "Oracle Forms Services"


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