Issue In Compression Server Admin Console - java.lang.NullPointerException When Testing LDAP Connection (Doc ID 2086046.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.1.4.0 to 15.1.5.0 [Release 15.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM:
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When attempting to "Test Connection" of the LDAP Connection settings using the Compression Server Administration application, the following error occurs:

 

ERROR
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java.lang.NullPointerException
See Log tab for more details



STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
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1. Create a P6 EPPM database
2. Configure the database to connect to an LDAP directory server using the P6 (web) administration application.
3. Verify the LDAP connections settings are valid by testing connection using P6 (web)'s administration application
4. Launch the Compression Server's administration application (admin_cmpsvr.cmd)
5. Select the "Authentication" tab
6. Expand the compression server configuration
7. Expand the "database instance folder"
8. Right-Click the LDAP connection settings and select "Test Connection"
9. Note the error which occurs.

Cause

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