java.lang.NullPointerException Errors Running BSP 8.0.1 Upgrade On Second BSP Application

(Doc ID 2057291.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Balance Sheet Planning - Version 8.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On BSP 8.0.1, when attempting to run upgrade on a second application, the following error is thrown in the bsplog.log:

2015-09-15 16:55:48,876 [INFO] [[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '2' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] - Exception occured java.lang.NullPointerException
2015-09-15 16:55:48,876 [INFO] [[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '2' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] - Exception occured [Ljava.lang.StackTraceElement;@49a4a57c
2015-09-15 16:55:48,876 [ERROR] [[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '2' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] - java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.hyperion.planning.utils.HspBSPInitializer.executeMaxl(
  at com.hyperion.planning.utils.HspBSPInitializer.registerCDF(
  at com.hyperion.planning.utils.HspBSPInitializer.addCDF(
  at com.hyperion.planning.utils.HspBSPInitializer.initialize(
  at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(
  at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.invokeServlet(
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.execute(
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.TailFilter.doFilter(
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(
  at HspValidationFilter.doFilter(

This application was initialized and working without issue prior to the upgrade attempt. First application is upgraded successfully with the same patch.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run BSP 8.0.1 upgrade


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