Null Pointer Exception and Error Initializing Schema Data for D1-ShiftDTTMWDH or D1-TimeZoneDeriver when Starting Environment after Applying MDM 2.1.0.3 Patches (Doc ID 2078977.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management - Version 2.1.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Errors occurring when starting 2.1.0.3 MDM environment after applying patches. In one case this occurred when 21625659 (August 2015 roll-up fix for SP3) was applied but it could occur with the application of other patches as well, specifically 21243551 or patches with 21243551 as a prerequisite.

Errors are as follows:


ERROR
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SYSUSER - 606773-2360-1 2015-11-02 10:44:19,537 [[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] ERROR (support.schema.AbstractSchemaInfoCache) Error initializing schema data for BusinessService_Per[D1-TimeZoneDeriver]:
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.splwg.base.support.schema.validation.BusinessServiceSchemaValidator.validatePageAction(BusinessServiceSchemaValidator.java:68)

and/or

ERROR (support.schema.AbstractSchemaInfoCache) Error initializing schema data for BusinessService_Per[D1-ShiftDTTMWDH]:
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.splwg.base.support.schema.validation.BusinessServiceSchemaValidator.validatePageAction(BusinessServiceSchemaValidator.java:68)



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Apply SP3 patch (es) or rollup patch 21625659
2. Start environment
3. View error details in logs



Cause

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