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Error " java.lang.NullPointerException" While Starting Standalone Report Server (Doc ID 2763984.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Standalone Report Server fails to start with following exception

Starting system Component <report server> ...

Initializing WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) ...

Welcome to WebLogic Server Administration Scripting Shell

Type help() for help on available commands

Reading domain from <DomainHome>

Please enter Node Manager password:
Connecting to Node Manager ...
<Mar 18, 2021 4:46:09 PM SGT> <Info> <Security> <BEA-090905> <Disabling the CryptoJ JCE Provider self-integrity check for better startup performance. To enable this check, specify -Dweblogic.security.allowCryptoJDefaultJCEVerification=true.>
<Mar 18, 2021 4:46:09 PM SGT> <Info> <Security> <BEA-090906> <Changing the default Random Number Generator in RSA CryptoJ from ECDRBG128 to HMACDRBG. To disable this change, specify -Dweblogic.security.allowCryptoJDefaultPRNG=true.>
<Mar 18, 2021 4:46:10 PM SGT> <Info> <Security> <BEA-090909> <Using the configured custom SSL Hostname Verifier implementation: weblogic.security.utils.SSLWLSHostnameVerifier$NullHostnameVerifier.>
Successfully Connected to Node Manager.
Starting server <Report server> ...
This Exception occurred at Thu Mar 18 16:46:11 SGT 2021.
weblogic.nodemanager.NMException: Received error message from Node Manager Server: [Server start command for ReportsServerComponent server '<report server>' failed due to: [Unexpected exception from Plugin: java.lang.NullPointerException]. Please check Node Manager log and/or server 'report server' log for detailed information.]. Please check Node Manager log for details.
Error: Error occurred while performing nmStart : Error Starting server <report server> : Received error message from Node Manager Server: [Server start command for ReportsServerComponent server <report server>' failed due to: [Unexpected exception from Plugin: java.lang.NullPointerException]. Please check Node Manager log and/or server <report server>' log for detailed information.]. Please check Node Manager log for details.
Use dumpStack() to view the full stacktrace :

Exiting WebLogic Scripting Tool.

 

Changes

 This is a new Install.

Cause

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