Java.lang.NullPointerException Error Faced on Starting DBCA or NETCA after Applying BP 24922870 (Doc ID 2229602.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

 After applying Oracle 11.2.0.4 Bundle Patch (BP) 24922870, NETCA or DBCA do not work anymore -

C:\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\BIN>dbca
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.cluster.cmdtools.CmdToolUtil.executeLocally(CmdToolUtil.java:544)
at oracle.cluster.cmdtools.GETCRSHOMEUtil.getCRS_HOME(GETCRSHOMEUtil.java:136)
at oracle.cluster.cmdtools.GETCRSHOMEUtil.getCRS_HOME(GETCRSHOMEUtil.java:114)
at oracle.cluster.deployment.ClusterwareInfo.getConfiguredCRSHome(ClusterwareInfo.java:483)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.hasi.HAUtils.getConfiguredGridHome(HAUtils.java:784)
..

  

Changes

 Bundle Patch 11.2.0.4.161118 (patch 24922870) is applied.

 

Cause

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