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Weblogic Startup Fails With 'Unable to connect to FICServer' After Upgrade From OFSAA 8.0.7 to 8.1 (Doc ID 2975338.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 8.1.0.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing - Version 8.1.0.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 8.1.0.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.1.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI)

Symptoms

After upgrading from 8.0.7 to 8.1, in a multi-tier environment with a separate web server and app server, you cannot get WebLogic to deploy. The OFSAA FICServer starts successfully.

You get the following errors in the different logs:

WebLogic nohup.out:

<Servlet: "FICMaster" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "/ofsaa".
java.lang.NullPointerException
      at com.iflex.fic.ficml.JSPInitBean.initialize(JSPInitBean.java:191)
      at com.iflex.fic.ficml.FICMaster.init(FICMaster.java:155)
      at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:356)
      at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:307)
      at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:344)
      Truncated.


Web Layer RevAppserver.log:

[12-09-23 22:16:50,388 GMT PM] [FATAL] [WEB] [REVELEUS] [NA] [SOCKETWRAPPER] Error in setting up I/O streams with <WEB SERVER NAME>:9999java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused (Connection refused)
[12-09-23 22:16:50,388 GMT PM] [DEBUG] [WEB] [REVELEUS] [NA] [NONE] [SocketConnectionPool] <WEB SERVER NAME>:9999 Error while connecting
[12-09-23 22:16:50,388 GMT PM] [DEBUG] [WEB] [REVELEUS] [NA] [NONE] [DirectCommImpl] Error in communication with FICServer, Cargo :[SC:10][ST:6][SST:1][Oper:4][Version:0][EF:false][D:null][S:null][U:null][PT:6][P:nullnull] Exception :java.lang.Exception: [DirectCommImpl] Unable to connect to FICServer, retry count exceeded


Web Layer SMSService.log:

[12-09-23 22:16:50,388 GMT PM] [DEBUG] [WEB] [SMS] [NA] [SMSSERVICES] Error in getting Configuration Informationjava.lang.Exception: [DirectCommImpl] Unable to connect to FICServer, retry count exceeded

You cannot find any firewall issues. The port is available when tested using telnet.

Cause

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