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  • The ShibbAuthentication class seems to be initialized before the AuthenticationSerivce has been created by its factory. 2015-12-22 15:00:21,357 ERROR org.dspace.authenticate.ShibAuthentication @ Unable to successfully authenticate using shibboleth for user because of an exception. java.lang.NullPointerException at org.dspace.authenticate.ShibAuthentication.authenticate(ShibAuthentication.java:229) at org.dspace.authenticate.AuthenticationServiceImpl.authenticateInternal(AuthenticationServiceImpl.java:111) at org.dspace.authenticate.AuthenticationServiceImpl.authenticate(AuthenticationServiceImpl.java:81) at org.dspace.app.xmlui.utils.AuthenticationUtil.authenticate(AuthenticationUtil.java:121) at org.dspace.app.xmlui.aspect.eperson.ShibbolethAction.act(ShibbolethAction.java:64) at org.apache.cocoon.sitemap.impl.DefaultExecutor.invokeAction(DefaultExecutor.java:55) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.ActTypeNode.invoke(ActTypeNode.java:105) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:55) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MatchNode.invoke(MatchNode.java:87) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:143) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:81) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:239) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.buildPipeline(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:186) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.buildPipeline(TreeProcessor.java:260) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:107) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.SelectNode.invoke(SelectNode.java:87) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:55)
    via by Terry Brady,
  • The ShibbAuthentication class seems to be initialized before the AuthenticationSerivce has been created by its factory. 2015-12-22 15:00:21,357 ERROR org.dspace.authenticate.ShibAuthentication @ Unable to successfully authenticate using shibboleth for user because of an exception. java.lang.NullPointerException at org.dspace.authenticate.ShibAuthentication.authenticate(ShibAuthentication.java:229) at org.dspace.authenticate.AuthenticationServiceImpl.authenticateInternal(AuthenticationServiceImpl.java:111) at org.dspace.authenticate.AuthenticationServiceImpl.authenticate(AuthenticationServiceImpl.java:81) at org.dspace.app.xmlui.utils.AuthenticationUtil.authenticate(AuthenticationUtil.java:121) at org.dspace.app.xmlui.aspect.eperson.ShibbolethAction.act(ShibbolethAction.java:64) at org.apache.cocoon.sitemap.impl.DefaultExecutor.invokeAction(DefaultExecutor.java:55) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.ActTypeNode.invoke(ActTypeNode.java:105) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:55) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MatchNode.invoke(MatchNode.java:87) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:143) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:81) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:239) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.buildPipeline(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:186) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.buildPipeline(TreeProcessor.java:260) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:107) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.SelectNode.invoke(SelectNode.java:87) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:55)
    via by Terry Brady,
    • java.lang.NullPointerException at org.dspace.authenticate.ShibAuthentication.authenticate(ShibAuthentication.java:229) at org.dspace.authenticate.AuthenticationServiceImpl.authenticateInternal(AuthenticationServiceImpl.java:111) at org.dspace.authenticate.AuthenticationServiceImpl.authenticate(AuthenticationServiceImpl.java:81) at org.dspace.app.xmlui.utils.AuthenticationUtil.authenticate(AuthenticationUtil.java:121) at org.dspace.app.xmlui.aspect.eperson.ShibbolethAction.act(ShibbolethAction.java:64) at org.apache.cocoon.sitemap.impl.DefaultExecutor.invokeAction(DefaultExecutor.java:55) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.ActTypeNode.invoke(ActTypeNode.java:105) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:55) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MatchNode.invoke(MatchNode.java:87) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelineNode.invoke(PipelineNode.java:143) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.PipelinesNode.invoke(PipelinesNode.java:81) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.process(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:239) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.ConcreteTreeProcessor.buildPipeline(ConcreteTreeProcessor.java:186) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.TreeProcessor.buildPipeline(TreeProcessor.java:260) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.MountNode.invoke(MountNode.java:107) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:78) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.sitemap.SelectNode.invoke(SelectNode.java:87) at org.apache.cocoon.components.treeprocessor.AbstractParentProcessingNode.invokeNodes(AbstractParentProcessingNode.java:55)
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