My Oracle Support Banner

OUD 11g/12c - Instance Fails to Start After Update of Administration Connector Keystore and Truststore - "InvocationTargetException... caused by NullPointerException" (Doc ID 2653354.1)

Last updated on APRIL 18, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Unified Directory - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.3.191219.0108 version, Security

OUD instance fails to start after update of Administration Connector keystore and truststore with error -

[25/Mar/2020:10:10:17 -0400] category=CORE severity=NOTICE msgID=458891 msg=The Directory Server has sent an alert notification generated by class org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer (alert type org.opends.server.DirectoryServerShutdown, alert ID 458893): The Directory Server has started the shutdown process. The shutdown was initiated by an instance of class org.opends.server.core.DirectoryServer and the reason provided for the shutdown was An error occurred while trying to start the Directory Server: An error occurred while trying to initialize a connection handler loaded from class org.opends.server.admin.LDAPAdministrationConnector with the information in configuration entry cn=LDAP,cn=Administration Connectors,cn=config: InvocationTargetException (NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:-2 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62 DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43 Method.java:498 ConnectionHandlerConfigManager.java:511 ConnectionHandlerConfigManager.java:361 DirectoryServer.java:3182 DirectoryServer.java:1841 DirectoryServer.java:1589 DirectoryServer.java:10674); caused by NullPointerException (File.java:277 AdministrationConnector.java:339 AdministrationConnector.java:171 LDAPAdministrationConnector.java:115 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:-2 NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62 DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43 Method.java:498 ConnectionHandlerConfigManager.java:511 ConnectionHandlerConfigManager.java:361 DirectoryServer.java:3182 DirectoryServer.java:1841 DirectoryServer.java:1589 DirectoryServer.java:10674). This connection handler will be disabled null


Due to this issue, can not modify Admin Connection Handler keystore and truststore and start server successfully.

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
References


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.