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Webcenter Site 12c Upgrade Assistant Throws NullPointerExceptions (Doc ID 2835734.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When launching the upgrade assistant a NullPointerException is encountered:


[2021-11-18T15:14:04.147+01:00] [WCSITES] [ERROR] [] [upgrade.WCSITES.SITES_CONFIG] [tid: 103] [ecid:
 9ec7cd85-c960-453e-a7e3-824ee5439527-00000002,0] An Error occurred during the Upgrade: null
[2021-11-18T15:14:04.147+01:00] [WCSITES] [ERROR] [] [upgrade.WCSITES.SITES_CONFIG] [tid: 103] [ecid:
 9ec7cd85-c960-453e-a7e3-824ee5439527-00000002,0] [[
java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.oracle.sites.upgrade.plugin.SitesPluginUtil.makeList(SitesPluginUtil.java:373)
  at com.oracle.sites.upgrade.plugin.SitesPluginConfig.migrateSingleNode(SitesPluginConfig.java
:885)
  at com.oracle.sites.upgrade.plugin.SitesPluginConfig.upgrade(SitesPluginConfig.java:340)
  at oracle.ias.update.plugin.Plugin.upgrade(Plugin.java:730)
  at oracle.ias.update.plan.PlanStep.upgrade(PlanStep.java:736)
  at oracle.ias.update.PhaseProcessor$UpgradeProcessor.runStepPhase(PhaseProcessor.java:775)
  at oracle.ias.update.PhaseProcessor.runStep(PhaseProcessor.java:382)
  at oracle.ias.update.PhaseProcessor$ExtendedRunnable.run(PhaseProcessor.java:1178)
  at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1149)
  at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:624)
  at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:748)

]]
[2021-11-18T15:14:04.148+01:00] [Framework] [NOTIFICATION] [] [upgrade.Framework] [tid: 103] [ecid: 9
ec7cd85-c960-453e-a7e3-824ee5439527-00000002,0] Finished upgrading WCSITES.SITES_CONFIG with status:
FAILURE.

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