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Unable to Deploy OFSAAI in Weblogic FICMaster Failed to Load Errors (Doc ID 1325684.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.2.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT)
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)
Oracle Financial Services Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)


On Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI) Version 7.2.8, Weblogic 10.3.4, when attempting to deploy in Weblogic, the following error occurs:

Exception: [HTTP:101216]Servlet: "FICMaster" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "/OFSAAI". java.lang.NullPointerException at com.iflex.fic.common.Log4jLogger.initialize( at com.iflex.fic.common.Log4jLogger.initializeLog4j( at com.iflex.fic.ficml.FICMaster.init( at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ at at at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.createServlet( at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.createOneInstance( at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.<init>( at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.prepareServlet( at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadServlet( at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.loadServletsOnStartup( at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadResources( at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.start( at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.startContexts( at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.start( at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver$ at

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Do fresh install of OFSAAI 7.2.8, AIX 6.1
2. Create two data sources in WebLogic as per Install Manual
3. Attempt to deploy


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