DEMANTRA SITE STARTUP FAILS AFTER WAR FILE DEPLOYMENT ON WEBLOGIC SERVER 10.3 (Doc ID 980780.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Demantra Demand Management - Version 7.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When deploying the Demantra war file on Weblogic Server 10.3 the site start up fails after the war file deployment. Customer has configured the datasource and tested the connection through the admin console. The test is successful. However it is still failing on startup. They see the following errors:

#### <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <> <> <> <1260481114267>
weblogic.application.ModuleException: [HTTP:101216]Servlet: "StarterServlet" failed to preload on startup in Web application: "demantra.war".
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.demantra.common.logging.Logger.system(Logger.java:444)
at com.demantra.applicationServer.start.StarterServlet.initServer(StarterServlet.java:95)
at com.demantra.applicationServer.start.StarterServlet.init(StarterServlet.java:78)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletInitAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:283)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.createServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:64)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.createOneInstance(StubLifecycleHelper.java:58)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubLifecycleHelper.(StubLifecycleHelper.java:48)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.prepareServlet(ServletStubImpl.java:521)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadServlet(WebAppServletContext.java:1893)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.loadServletsOnStartup(WebAppServletContext.java:1870)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.preloadResources(WebAppServletContext.java:1790)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.start(WebAppServletContext.java:3000)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppModule.startContexts(WebAppModule.java:1371)

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