org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanDefinitionStoreException

Invalid bean definition with name 'ldapContextSource' defined in ServletContext resource [/WEB-INF/applicationContext-externalAuth-LDAP.xml]: Could not resolve placeholder 'external.ldapPassword' in string value "${external.ldapPassword}"; nested exception is java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Could not resolve placeholder 'external.ldapPassword' in string value "${external.ldapPassword}"

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    • org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanDefinitionStoreException: Invalid bean definition with name 'ldapContextSource' defined in ServletContext resource [/WEB-INF/applicationContext-externalAuth-LDAP.xml]: Could not resolve placeholder 'external.ldapPassword' in string value "${external.ldapPassword}"; nested exception is java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Could not resolve placeholder 'external.ldapPassword' in string value "${external.ldapPassword}" at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.PlaceholderConfigurerSupport.doProcessProperties(PlaceholderConfigurerSupport.java:209) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.PropertyPlaceholderConfigurer.processProperties(PropertyPlaceholderConfigurer.java:223) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.PropertyResourceConfigurer.postProcessBeanFactory(PropertyResourceConfigurer.java:84) at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.invokeBeanFactoryPostProcessors(AbstractApplicationContext.java:696) at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.invokeBeanFactoryPostProcessors(AbstractApplicationContext.java:671) at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractApplicationContext.java:461) at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.configureAndRefreshWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:410) at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.initWebApplicationContext(ContextLoader.java:306) at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener.contextInitialized(ContextLoaderListener.java:112) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:5016) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5524) at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:901) at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:877) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:649) at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDirectory(HostConfig.java:1245) at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig$DeployDirectory.run(HostConfig.java:1895) at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:471) at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:262) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745) Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Could not resolve placeholder 'external.ldapPassword' in string value "${external.ldapPassword}" at org.springframework.util.PropertyPlaceholderHelper.parseStringValue(PropertyPlaceholderHelper.java:173) at org.springframework.util.PropertyPlaceholderHelper.parseStringValue(PropertyPlaceholderHelper.java:161) at org.springframework.util.PropertyPlaceholderHelper.replacePlaceholders(PropertyPlaceholderHelper.java:125) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.PropertyPlaceholderConfigurer$PlaceholderResolvingStringValueResolver.resolveStringValue(PropertyPlaceholderConfigurer.java:258) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.BeanDefinitionVisitor.resolveStringValue(BeanDefinitionVisitor.java:282) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.BeanDefinitionVisitor.resolveValue(BeanDefinitionVisitor.java:204) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.BeanDefinitionVisitor.visitPropertyValues(BeanDefinitionVisitor.java:141) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.BeanDefinitionVisitor.visitBeanDefinition(BeanDefinitionVisitor.java:82) at org.springframework.beans.factory.config.PlaceholderConfigurerSupport.doProcessProperties(PlaceholderConfigurerSupport.java:206)

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