E-IB: "java.lang.Exception: Failed to decode password, decryption error. Input length must be multiple of 8 when decrypting with padded cipher"

(Doc ID 2399033.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Sample Environment:
PeopleTools 8.55.21
HRMS 9.2  Portal
Development environment

When clicking on Advanced Gateway Properties link on the Gateway's node definition page, the site rep is seeing the following error message on the page and appsrv domain log.  The gateway is active and can be pinged.

Error in appsrv.log:
Java Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException: during call of com.peoplesoft.pt.integrationgateway.common.IBProperties.setAllNodeInfo. (2,763) PTIB_ADMIN_WRK.OK_PB.FieldChange  Name:savechanges  PCPC:6779  Statement:95
Called from:PTIB_ADMIN_WRK.SAVE_PB.FieldChange  Statement:1
The noted Java error was thrown during a call of the given method.

The IB gateway errorlog.html shows the following error:

2018-05-14 15:01:59.659 Type Error
ErrorLevel Standard Gateway Exception
Description GatewayVirtualTemplate.init() GeneralFrameworkException
MessageCatalog MessageSet: 158 MessageID: 10209 MessageParms: {V1.1}oYIZbeSIUbtBDT3Fr5gJ/TzRbnn36OeNs521A3von1g
Stack Trace
java.lang.Exception: Failed to decode password, decryption error. Input length must be multiple of 8 when decrypting with padded cipher
at psft.pt8.pshttp.PSCipher.decodePassword(PSCipher.java:189)
at com.peoplesoft.pt.integrationgateway.common.GatewayVirtualTemplateManager.updateServersFromIG(GatewayVirtualTemplateManager.java:668)
at com.peoplesoft.pt.integrationgateway.common.GatewayVirtualTemplateManager.init(GatewayVirtualTemplateManager.java:366)
at com.peoplesoft.pt.integrationgateway.common.InitializeUtility.contextInitialized(InitializeUtility.java:49)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.EventsManager$FireContextListenerAction.run(EventsManager.java:678)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)







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