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OFSAA WebLogic Re-Deploy Fails with Error Message: Not found in 'org.owasp.esapi.resources' directory or file not readable (Doc ID 2388930.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT)
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)
WebLogic Redeploy


Upgraded 8.0.4 to 8.0.5 successfully but while re-deploying which failed with error message below in Weblogic nohup log:

Attempting to load via file I/O.
Attempting to load as resource file via file I/O.
Not found in 'org.owasp.esapi.resources' directory or file not readable: /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/Middleware/user_projects/domains/ofsaai_domain/applications/ofsaa.ear/ofsaa.war/conf/
Not found in SystemResource Directory/resourceDirectory: .esapi/
Not found in 'user.home' (/export/home/ofsaaweb) directory: /export/home/ofsaaweb/esapi/
Loading via file I/O failed. Exception was:
Attempting to load via the classpath. could not be loaded by any means. Fail. Exception was: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Failed to load as a classloader resource.
<Apr 17, 2018 9:27:44 PM CST> <Error> <HTTP> <BEA-101216> <Servlet: "FICMaster" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "ofsaa".
org.owasp.esapi.errors.ConfigurationException: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException SecurityConfiguration class ( CTOR threw exception.
at org.owasp.esapi.util.ObjFactory.make(
at org.owasp.esapi.ESAPI.securityConfiguration(


Patch upgrade to 8.0.5.


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