Java.lang.NullPointerException While Running Dbca Silent / ProgressOnly Mode - Oracle 12.2

(Doc ID 2412154.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creating database using a custom template is failing with "SEVERE: [FATAL] java.lang.NullPointerException". This is reproducible in Linux and Windows machines.

Changes

Template used to create the database was created using 11g database. It was successfully used for 11g and with 12.1 version. But failing with 12.2 dbca. 

Cause

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