java.lang.NullPointerException on PropertyManager.setPasswordHasher When EAR Build Uses -layer MD5

(Doc ID 1927306.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Platform - Version 11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When an Oracle Commerce EAR is built including configuration layer MD5, password hasher components are failing during startup with a NullPointerException. The runAssembler commandline switch "-layer MD5" is one way to build an EAR that causes the problem, but a CIM build of an EAR using an MD5 build option will also lead to the same problem if this option is selected.

The exception appears during the Nucleus startup of component /atg/userprofiling/PropertyManager:

Cause

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