'"FICMaster" Failed to Preload on Startup in Web application' Error Starting Weblogic for OFSAA (Doc ID 1541747.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Weblogic

Symptoms

In Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA), you cannot start Weblogic for OFSAA.  You get the following error in the nohup.out in /Middleware/user_projects/domains/<domain>/bin:

<05-Mar-2013 12:22:04 o'clock GMT> <Warning> <Deployer> <BEA-149004> <Failures were detected while initiating deploy task for application 'OFSAA5'.>
<05-Mar-2013 12:22:04 o'clock GMT> <Warning> <Deployer> <BEA-149078> <Stack trace for message 149004
weblogic.application.ModuleException: [HTTP:101216]Servlet: "FICMaster" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "/OFSAA5".
java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.iflex.fic.ficml.JSPInitBean.initialize(JSPInitBean.java:191)
    at com.iflex.fic.ficml.FICMaster.init(FICMaster.java:136)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:283)
    at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
    at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.createServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:64)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.createOneInstance(StubLifecycleHelper.java:58)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.<init>(StubLifecycleHelper.java:48)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.prepareServlet(ServletStubImpl.java:539)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadServlet(WebAppServletContext.java:1985)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.loadServletsOnStartup(WebAppServletContext.java:1959)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadResources(WebAppServletContext.java:1878)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.start(WebAppServletContext.java:3153)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.startContexts(WebAppModule.java:1508)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.start(WebAppModule.java:482)
    .
    .
    .
    at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver$3.next(ModuleStateDriver.java:425)
    at weblogic.application.utils.StateMachineDriver.nextState(StateMachineDriver.java:52)
    at weblogic.application.internal.flow.ModuleStateDriver.start(ModuleStateDriver.java:119)
    Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace
Caused By: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.iflex.fic.ficml.JSPInitBean.initialize(JSPInitBean.java:191)
    at com.iflex.fic.ficml.FICMaster.init(FICMaster.java:136)
    at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:283)
    at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
    at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
    Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace


In the error above, "OFSAA5" is the name of the Weblogic application for OFSAA.  The error prevents Weblogic from starting successfully.

Cause

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