Repository Manager Automatic Update Indexer Cycle does not Index Content and Instead Throws "java.lang.NullPointerException"

(Doc ID 727518.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 6.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Nov-2014***


Repository Manager Automatic Update Indexer cycle does not index content, leaving the content stuck in "Done" status, and instead throws the following exception:


Note: The below exception example was thrown when using the AltaVista search engine. A similar exception will be thrown when using the Verity search engine.

<yourservername>: Runtime error: java.lang.NullPointerException
at avs.indexer.AvsDriver.findIndexExtension(
at avs.indexer.AvsDocIndexer.indexList(
at avs.indexer.AvsDocIndexer.finishIndexing(
at avs.indexer.AvsDocIndexer.indexDocument(
at intradoc.indexer.IndexerBulkLoader.createBulkLoad(
at avs.indexer.AvsIndexerBulkLoader.createBulkLoad(
at intradoc.indexer.IndexerBulkLoader.doWork(
at intradoc.indexer.Indexer.doIndexing(
at intradoc.indexer.Indexer.buildIndex(
at intradoc.server.IndexerMonitor.doIndexing(Unknown Source)
at intradoc.server.IndexerMonitor$ Source)


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