OWM Fails To Start On Linux/Unix (Doc ID 301899.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Security Service - Version 10.1.2.2 and later
Linux x86
Checked for relevance on 07-Nov-2013


Symptoms

Starting Oracle Wallet Manager on Linux or Unix from command line:

  > owm &

Fails with:

 

Exiting
java.lang.NullPointerException
        at oracle.ewt.lwAWT.BufferedApplet.<init>(Unknown Source)
        at oracle.sysman.emSDK.client.appContainer.WebApplication.<init>(Unknown Source)
        at oracle.security.admin.wltmgr.owma.OwmaApp.<init>(OwmaApp)
        at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
        at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:274)
        at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:308)
        at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:261)
        at oracle.sysman.emSDK.client.appContainer.WebApplication.main(Unknown Source)
Done.

 

 

Testing with xclock fails with:

 

Error: Can't open display: bah-sles9.bah.com:0.0

Cause

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