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2647043 - Cannot process an HTTP request to servlet [default] in [com.sap.portal.design.urdesigndata] Errors in traces

Symptom

  • Checking the NetWeaver Java Developer/Default Trace files the following error (or similar) is written constantly:
    "Cannot process an HTTP request to servlet [default] in [com.sap.portal.design.urdesigndata] web application.
    [EXCEPTION]
    java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.substring(int) of a null object loaded from local variable 'targetURL'
    at com.sap.design.ur.UrDesignDataFilter.getTargetApplication(UrDesignDataFilter.java:165)
    at com.sap.design.ur.UrDesignDataFilter.doFilter(UrDesignDataFilter.java:72)
    at com.sap.engine.services.servlets_jsp.server.runtime.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:79)
    at com.sap.engine.services.servlets_jsp.server.HttpHandlerImpl.runServlet(HttpHandlerImpl.java:441)
    at com.sap.engine.services.servlets_jsp.server.HttpHandlerImpl.handleRequest(HttpHandlerImpl.java:210)"
  • No Portal functionality impact is observed
  • It is not clear how to reproduce the error

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Environment

  • SAP Netweaver 7.31 and higher releases
  • Enterprise Portal

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3

Keywords

Enterprise Portal 7.50, EP 7.5,Theme,Cannot process an HTTP request to servlet [default] in [com.sap.portal.design.urdesigndata],java.lang.NullPointerException,com.sap.portal.design.urdesigndata , KBA , EP-PIN-TOL , Themes / Portal UI Theme Designer / Theme Editor , BC-WD-UR , Unified Rendering , EP-PIN-AI , Application Integration , EP-PIN-NAV , Navigation , EP-PIN-PRT , Portal Runtime , Problem

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