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2358601 - EP: NamingException: The old URL is null


  • Upon logging into the Enterprise Portal you are encountering a Portal runtime error exception across specific instances.
  • When analyzing the default trace file you highlight several error exceptions as pointing to URL Caching:
    • NavigationService.redirect: recieved exception when calling to redirectors with URL (null result is returned from redirect) [EXCEPTION] javax.naming.NamingException: The old URL is null at com.sap.portal.ivs.global.navigation.connector.NavigationRedirector.redirect




  • EP Release Independent
  • SAP NetWeaver


SAP NetWeaver all versions


Enterprise Portal 7.0, EP 7.0, Enterprise Portal 7.01, EP 7.01, Enterprise Portal 7.02, EP 7.02, Enterprise Portal 7.1, EP 7.1, Enterprise Portal 7.2, EP 7.2, Enterprise Portal 7.30, EP 7.30, Enterprise Portal 7.31, EP 7.31, Enterprise Portal 7.40, EP 7.4, FPN, Cache, clearing, old, URL, retained, null, NavigationService, redirect, recieved, exception, redirectors, clear, Navigation, FPN, , KBA , EP-PIN-NAV , Navigation , EP-PIN-FPN , Federated portal network: functionality , Problem

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