Oracle Bpel Worklist Portlets Error: 500 Internal Server Error (Doc ID 383179.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager - Version: 10.1.2.0.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Dec-2009***

Symptoms

On 10.1.2 in Production:
When attempting to access BPEL Worklist and BPEL Worklist Analysis Portlets, the following error
occurs.

ERROR
On the portal page:

500 internal server error

In the log file
<ORACLE_HOME>/j2ee/OC4J_BPEL/application-deployments/BPELPortlet/OC4J_BPEL_default_island_1/applicat
ion.log:

06/08/03 11:43:50 bpelportlet: [instance=5001_BPELWORKLIST_506320987,
id=138653648744,4] ERROR: AbstractResourceRenderer.renderBody - recieved ServletException. Root
cause is
java.lang.NullPointerException
at
_htdocs._worklistportlet._ListingPortletShowPage._jspService(_ListingPortletShow
Page.java:230)
at com.orionserver[Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE 10g
(10.1.2.0.2)].http.OrionHttpJs
pPage.service(OrionHttpJspPage.java:56)
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspPageTable.service(JspPageTable.java:350)
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspServlet.internalService(JspServlet.java:509)
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:413)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:853)
at com.evermind[Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE 10g
(10.1.2.0.2)].server.http.Servlet
RequestDispatcher.invoke(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:824)
at com.evermind[Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE 10g
(10.1.2.0.2)].server.http.Servlet
RequestDispatcher.forwardInternal(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:330)
at com.evermind[Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE 10g
(10.1.2.0.2)].server.http.Servlet
RequestDispatcher.forward(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:253)
at
oracle.portal.provider.v2.render.http.AbstractResourceRenderer.renderBody(Unknow
n Source)
at oracle.portal.provider.v2.render.RenderManager.render(Unknown
Source)
at oracle.portal.provider.v2.DefaultPortletInstance.render(Unknown
Source)
at
oracle.webdb.provider.v2.adapter.soapV1.ProviderAdapter.showPortlet(Unknown
Source)
at
oracle.webdb.provider.v2.adapter.soapV1.ProviderAdapter.handleHttp(Unknown
Source)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at
sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will by following the procedures in section 20.3.1 "Deploying
Portlets with dcmctl".

Cause

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