Errors Starting Av Agent For Sql Server 2000 After Upgrade To Bundle 10.2.3.2.6 (Doc ID 1432163.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault - Version 10.2.3.2 to 10.2.3.2 [Release 10.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

After applying Audit Vault Bundled patch 6 ( <patch 12703193> ) on the Agent home on Windows for collecting audit data from MS SQL server 2000, the collector fails with a java.lang.NullPointerException as soon as any audit information is written to the sql server audit trace files that the collector needs to read.

The reported errors are similar to:


15-Nov-2011 12:37:26 Thread-12 SEVERE: Error in Run.
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.av.plugin.sql.collector.SQLCollector.fetchRecords(SQLCollector.java:480)
at oracle.av.plugin.sql.collector.SQLCollector.processFile(SQLCollector.java:2601)
at oracle.av.plugin.sql.collector.SQLCollector.processTraceMap(SQLCollector.java:2490)
at oracle.av.plugin.sql.collector.SQLCollector.processTraces(SQLCollector.java:1746)
at oracle.av.plugin.sql.collector.SQLCollector.processMSSQLAuditRecords(SQLCollector.java:1683)
at oracle.av.plugin.sql.collector.SQLCollector.run(SQLCollector.java:2160)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534)
15-Nov-2011 12:37:26 Thread-12 FINEST: Time taken by method ************ MSSQL Collector : End to End. **************** : 47
15-Nov-2011 12:37:26 Thread-12 FINE: ************ MSSQL Collector : End to End. **************** : 47
15-Nov-2011 12:37:26 Thread-12 FINEST: Time taken by method run : 1532

Changes

You have just upgraded the Audit Vault Agemt on Windows OS to bundle version 10.2.3.2.6 .

Cause

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