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Problem during method invocation (doPost) NPE



Users see multiple errors in the Pega log file and are unable to perform tasks in their applications. Oracle database patches were applied in this environment over a weekend and application users reported the problem on the following Monday morning.

Error Messages

####<Feb 23, 2016 9:33:30 AM GMT> <Error> <com.pega.pegarules.internal.bootstrap.PRBootstrap> <your_IPAddress> <MS3> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '13' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <user1_at_your_org.domain> <> <> <1456220010967> <BEA-000000> <Problem during method invocation (doPost)

Steps to Reproduce

Not Applicable

Root Cause

A defect or configuration issue in the operating environment
When the Oracle database patches were applied, the database server was restarted, but the Pega application servers were not restarted.


When applying the Oracle database patches and restarting the database server, remember to restart the Pega application servers. 


Published March 9, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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