DBCA Errors On Startup with NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress (Doc ID 353629.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 9.2.0.1
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version: 9.2.0.1
This problem can occur on any platform.
Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)

Symptoms

The Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) tool fails to startup.
Errors with :

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress(NetworkUtils.java:2655)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress(NetworkUtils.java:2599)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress(NetworkUtils.java:2753)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress(NetworkUtils.java:2599)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress(NetworkUtils.java:2544)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getOneLocalListenerProtocolAddress(NetworkUtils.java:2514)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getLocalListenerAddressForPort(NetworkUtils.java:876)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getLocalListenerAddress(NetworkUtils.java:859)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.getLocalListenerAddresses(NetworkUtils.java:913)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.NetworkUtils.needLocalListener(NetworkUtils.java:835)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.step.StepContext.setListenersToUpdate(StepContext.java:678)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.step.StepContext.<init>(StepContext.java:257)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbca.backend.Host.<init>(Host.java:682)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbca.ui.UIHost.<init>(UIHost.java:205)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbca.ui.InteractiveHost.<init>(InteractiveHost.java:54)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbca.Dbca.getHost(Dbca.java:160)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbca.Dbca.execute(Dbca.java:94)
        at oracle.sysman.assistants.dbca.Dbca.main(Dbca.java:180)


Cause

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