E-TUX: Windows 2008 64 bit Install Fails with error: Invocation of this Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException. This application will now exit (LAX) (Doc ID 763063.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.49 to 8.49 [Release 8.4]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 13-Jan-2011***


Symptoms

When trying to install Tuxedo 9.1 on Windows 2008 64 bit (x64) it fails with the following error:

Fatal Application Error

    This Application Has Unexpectedly Quit

Invocation of this Java Application has caused an
InvocationTargetException. This application will now exit (LAX)

Details
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.zerog.ia.installer.IAStatusLog.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.LifeCycleManager.a(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.main(DashoA8113)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.launch(DashoA8113)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.main(DashoA8113)

Cause

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