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Managed Server Fails to Start and this Error Appears in Log "Com.splwg.oms.ejb.ConfigException: Unexpected Error: Java.lang.NullPointerException" (Doc ID 2777536.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Network Management System - Version and later
Oracle Network Management for Utilities - DMS - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Installation

After installing NMS 2.5, and setting up an OPAL environment, the managed server does not start.

This error appears in the managed server log file:

RMI JDBC Security set to 'Secure'
Testing WebLogic version
Ear version:
Server version:
Testing the following initial reference
com.splwg.oms.ejb.ConfigException: Unexpected Error: java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.splwg.oms.ejb.TestGatewayConfig.internalTest(
  at com.splwg.oms.ejb.TestGatewayConfig.test(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Set NMS_SITE_NAME to the NMS server name
2. Do not change 'local' in the OPAL_site_parameters_1.sql le.
3. Attempt to start the managed server
4. See the errors in the managed server log.


 NMS (or was installed, and the environment was setup for the OPAL demo model


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