2053847 - Cannot logon to VA due to java.lang.NullPointerException | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2053847 - Cannot logon to VA due to java.lang.NullPointerException

Symptom

  • J2EE Engine is running and up
  • You tried to logon to VA but failed as following:
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  • There is following error in the VA log (\usr\sap\<SID>\<Instance>\j2ee\admin\log\system\visual_administration.*.log)
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.sap.engine.services.security.remoteimpl.login.RemoteLoginContextHelperImpl.login(RemoteLoginContextHelperImpl.java:72)
    at com.sap.engine.services.security.remoteimpl.login.RemoteLoginContextHelperImplp4_Skel.dispatch(RemoteLoginContextHelperImplp4_Skel.java:64)
    at com.sap.engine.services.rmi_p4.DispatchImpl._runInternal(DispatchImpl.java:330)
    at com.sap.engine.services.rmi_p4.DispatchImpl._run(DispatchImpl.java:201)
    at com.sap.engine.services.rmi_p4.server.P4SessionProcessor.request(P4SessionProcessor.java:137)
    at com.sap.engine.core.service630.context.cluster.session.ApplicationSessionMessageListener.process(ApplicationSessionMessageListener.java:33)
    at com.sap.engine.core.cluster.impl6.session.MessageRunner.run(MessageRunner.java:41)
    at com.sap.engine.core.thread.impl3.ActionObject.run(ActionObject.java:37)
    at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
    at com.sap.engine.core.thread.impl3.SingleThread.execute(SingleThread.java:104)
    at com.sap.engine.core.thread.impl3.SingleThread.run(SingleThread.java:176)
     
  • You might also find the following error in defaultTrace:                        
java.lang.Exception: Cyclic dependency has been found for security policy configuration named: SAP-J2EE-Engine
at com.sap.engine.services.security.login.LoginContextFactory.getLoginContext(LoginContextFactory.java:116)
at com.sap.engine.services.security.server.AuthenticationContextImpl.getLoginContext(AuthenticationContextImpl.java:254)
at com.sap.engine.services.security.remoteimpl.login.RemoteLoginContextHelperImpl.login(RemoteLoginContextHelperImpl.java:61)
at com.sap.engine.services.security.remoteimpl.login.RemoteLoginContextHelperImplp4_Skel.dispatch(RemoteLoginContextHelperImplp4_Skel.java:64)
at com.sap.engine.services.rmi_p4.DispatchImpl._runInternal(DispatchImpl.java:330)
at com.sap.engine.services.rmi_p4.DispatchImpl._run(DispatchImpl.java:201)
at com.sap.engine.services.rmi_p4.server.P4SessionProcessor.request(P4SessionProcessor.java:137)
at com.sap.engine.core.service630.context.cluster.session.ApplicationSessionMessageListener.process(ApplicationSessionMessageListener.java:33)
at com.sap.engine.core.cluster.impl6.session.MessageRunner.run(MessageRunner.java:41)
at com.sap.engine.core.thread.impl3.ActionObject.run(ActionObject.java:37)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at com.sap.engine.core.thread.impl3.SingleThread.execute(SingleThread.java:104)
at com.sap.engine.core.thread.impl3.SingleThread.run(SingleThread.java:176)

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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver 7.0
  • SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0
  • SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0
  • SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

VA,Visual Administrator, java.lang.NullPointerException, Cyclic dependency has been found for security policy configuration named: SAP-J2EE-Engine, java.lang.Exception: , KBA , BC-JAS-SEC , Security, User Management , Problem

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