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Unable to restart by application on Tomcat Server

Saritha Sarla
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Joined: Oct 23, 2003
Posts: 6
Hello All,
During the server restart I am getting the following exception

INFO: Processing Context configuration file URL file:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 5.0\conf\Catalina\localhost\MBIDataEntry.xml
Mar 12, 2008 2:13:56 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext resourcesStart
SEVERE: Error starting static Resources
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.io.File.<init>(File.java:222)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.getBasePath(StandardContext.java:4796)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.resourcesStart(StandardContext.java:3910)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4138)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:823)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:807)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:595)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.addChild(StandardHostDeployer.java:903)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at org.apache.commons.beanutils.MethodUtils.invokeMethod(MethodUtils.java:216)
at org.apache.commons.digester.SetNextRule.end(SetNextRule.java:256)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Rule.end(Rule.java:276)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.endElement(Digester.java:1058)
at org.apache.catalina.util.CatalinaDigester.endElement(CatalinaDigester.java:76)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.endElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanEndElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1567)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDeployer.java:488)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:863)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptors(HostConfig.java:483)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:427)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:983)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:349)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1091)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:789)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1083)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:478)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:480)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:2313)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:556)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:287)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:425)
Mar 12, 2008 2:13:56 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext start
SEVERE: Error in resourceStart()
Mar 12, 2008 2:13:56 PM org.apache.commons.digester.Digester endElement
SEVERE: End event threw exception
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorI
mpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at org.apache.commons.beanutils.MethodUtils.invokeMethod(MethodUtils.java:216)
at org.apache.commons.digester.SetNextRule.end(SetNextRule.java:256)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Rule.end(Rule.java:276)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.endElement(Digester.java:1058)
at org.apache.catalina.util.CatalinaDigester.endElement(CatalinaDigester.java:76)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.endElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanEndElement(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1567)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDeployer.java:488)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:863)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptors(HostConfig.java:483)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:427)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:983)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:349)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1091)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:789)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1083)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:478)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:480)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:2313)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:556)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:287)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:425)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.io.File.<init>(File.java:222)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.getBasePath(StandardContext.java:4796)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.getServletContext(StandardContext.java:1460)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.postWorkDirectory(StandardContext.java:5046)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4182)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:823)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:807)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:595)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.addChild(StandardHostDeployer.java:903)
... 38 more
Mar 12, 2008 2:13:56 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployDescriptors
SEVERE: Error deploying configuration descriptor MBIDataEntry.xml
java.io.IOException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDeployer.java:494)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:863)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDescriptors(HostConfig.java:483)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:427)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:983)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java:349)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(LifecycleSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1091)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:789)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1083)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:478)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:480)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:2313)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:556)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:287)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:425)
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke
Rancher

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12682
    
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Indicates that something is bad about your configuration data. That part of the File class in Java 1.5 is a constructor of the form:



Bill


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Saritha Sarla
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 23, 2003
Posts: 6
Thanks for the reply William.

But I cannot find anything wrong with context.xml or server.xml

My context.xml is

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
- <Context docbase="MBIDataEntry.war" path="/MBIDataEntry" reloadable="true">
<ResourceLink global="jdbc/ahawarehouse" name="jdbc/ahawarehouse" scope="Shareable" type="javax.sql.DataSource" />
<ResourceLink global="jdbc/ahawarehouseOLTP" name="jdbc/ahawarehouseOLTP" scope="Shareable" type="javax.sql.DataSource" />
</Context>

The relevant portion on server.xml is

<Resource auth="Container" name="jdbc/ahawarehouseOLTP" type="javax.sql.DataSource"/>
<Resource auth="Container" name="jdbc/ahawarehouse" type="javax.sql.DataSource"/>

<ResourceParams name="jdbc/ahawarehouseOLTP">

<parameter>
<name>validationQuery</name>
<value>SELECT 1</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>url</name>
<value>jdbc:sqlserver://DWD01:1433;databaseName=AHAWarehouseOLTP;loginTimeout=60;sendStringParametersAsUnicode=false;</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>password</name>
<value>webapp</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>maxActive</name>
<value>10</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>maxWait</name>
<value>5000</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>driverClassName</name>
<value>com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerDriver</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>username</name>
<value>webapp</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>maxIdle</name>
<value>2</value>
</parameter>
</ResourceParams>
<ResourceParams name="jdbc/ahawarehouse">
<parameter>
<name>validationQuery</name>
<value>SELECT 1</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>maxWait</name>
<value>5000</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>maxActive</name>
<value>10</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>password</name>
<value>webapp</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>url</name>
<value>jdbc:sqlserver://DWD01:1433;databaseName=AHAWarehouse;loginTimeout=60;sendStringParametersAsUnicode=false;</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>driverClassName</name>
<value>com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerDriver</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>maxIdle</name>
<value>2</value>
</parameter>
<parameter>
<name>username</name>
<value>webapp</value>
</parameter>
</ResourceParams>
 
 
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