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Audit Vault AVDF Backup Failing Since BP upgrade With Error java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2328662.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
AVDF backups can change methodology depending on development improvements to the backup process. These are usually mentioned in the readme notes for the BP, they may not be prominent.


After Customer applied the bundle patch, errors were seen such as the follow in regards to the backup process.

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
  at oracle.av.platform.server.backup.AVBackup.validateConfigs(
  at oracle.av.platform.server.backup.AVBackup.execScript(
  at oracle.av.platform.server.backup.AVBackup.main(


 Bundle patch was applied to the environment


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