Getting ESBT Bootstrap Error when Starting ESB Container (Doc ID 942484.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle ESB - Version 10.1.3.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you stop and start the oc4j_esbdt container, you get the following error:

Error while trying to init ESB: An unhandled exception has been thrown in the ESB system. The exception reported is:

09/08/26 17:36:33 oracle.tip.esb.monitor.MonitorException: An unhandled exception has been thrown in the ESB system. The exception reported is: "java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.tip.esb.console.CacheManager.createInvokingRelationShips(CacheManager.java:503)
at oracle.tip.esb.console.CacheManager.createRelationShips(CacheManager.java:384)
at oracle.tip.esb.console.CacheManager.loadCache(CacheManager.java:315)
at oracle.tip.esb.console.CacheManager.init(CacheManager.java:215)
at oracle.tip.esb.console.CacheManager.bootstrap(CacheManager.java:180)
at oracle.tip.esb.monitor.manager.ActivityMessageManager.initialize(ActivityMessageManager.java:192)
at oracle.tip.esb.server.bootstrap.DesignTimeResourceAdapter.startControlListener(DesignTimeResourceAdapter.java:161)
at oracle.tip.esb.server.bootstrap.DesignTimeResourceAdapter.startListeners(DesignTimeResourceAdapter.java:108)
at oracle.tip.esb.server.bootstrap.ESBBaseResourceAdapter.startESBListeners(ESBBaseResourceAdapter.java:652)
at oracle.tip.esb.server.bootstrap.ESBBaseResourceAdapter.setupRuntime(ESBBaseResourceAdapter.java:415)
at oracle.tip.esb.server.bootstrap.ESBBaseResourceAdapter.initializeESB(ESBBaseResourceAdapter.java:364)
at oracle.tip.esb.server.bootstrap.ESBBaseResourceAdapter$PingTester.run(ESBBaseResourceAdapter.java:989)
at oracle.j2ee.connector.work.WorkWrapper.runTargetWork(WorkWrapper.java:242)
at oracle.j2ee.connector.work.WorkWrapper.doWork(WorkWrapper.java:215)
at oracle.j2ee.connector.work.WorkWrapper.run(WorkWrapper.java:190)
at EDU.oswego.cs.dl.util.concurrent.PooledExecutor$Worker.run(PooledExecutor.java:830)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)
"

Cause

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