Migration Of Repository Fails With Unexpected Upgrade Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 1569011.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 10.1.3.2.0 to 11.1.1.7.x [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Repository upgrade/migration fails with errors such as:

 [xdo] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.xdo] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] Migrate from 10g to 11g repository....
 [xdo] [WARNING] [] [oracle.xdo] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] java.lang.NullPointerException
 [Framework] [ERROR] [UPGAST-00138] [upgrade.Framework] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] upgrade exception occurred
[2013-07-15T11:31:34.044+02:00] [Framework] [ERROR] [] [upgrade.Framework] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] Cause: An unexpected upgrade exception has occurred. Action: See the secondary error message for additional details.
[2013-07-15T11:31:34.044+02:00] [Framework] [ERROR] [] [upgrade.Framework] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] UPGCMP-01001: unexpected upgrade exception
[2013-07-15T11:31:34.044+02:00] [Framework] [ERROR] [] [upgrade.Framework] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] java.lang.NullPointerException
[2013-07-15T11:31:34.044+02:00] [Framework] [NOTIFICATION] [] [upgrade.Framework] [tid: 13] [ecid: 0000JqXbvJb5yWWFLzrI8A1Hac5D000004,0] Finished upgrading BIP with status: Failure.

 

Cause

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