java.lang.IllegalStateException: Application was not properly initialized at startup, could not find Factory: javax.faces.context.FacesContextFactory

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  • On running my JSF/Seam 3 application (using netbeans), the application startup fails with the message: WARNING: StandardWrapperValve[FacesServlet]: PWC1382: Allocate exception for servlet FacesServlet java.lang.IllegalStateException: Application was not properly initialized at startup, could not find Factory: javax.faces.context.FacesContextFactory I have to undeploy my application, restart glassfish, and re-deploy my application (sometimes several times) to get this problem to go away. This problem is intermittent. -------------- Stack trace: WARNING: StandardWrapperValve[FacesServlet]: PWC1382: Allocate exception for servlet FacesServlet java.lang.IllegalStateException: Application was not properly initialized at startup, could not find Factory: javax.faces.context.FacesContextFactory at javax.faces.FactoryFinder$FactoryManager.getFactory(FactoryFinder.java:815) at javax.faces.FactoryFinder.getFactory(FactoryFinder.java:317) at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.init(FacesServlet.java:253) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.initServlet(StandardWrapper.java:1439) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.allocate(StandardWrapper.java:1071) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:189) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.doInvoke(StandardPipeline.java:655) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:595) at com.sun.enterprise.web.WebPipeline.invoke(WebPipeline.java:98) at com.sun.enterprise.web.PESessionLockingStandardPipeline.invoke(PESessionLockingStandardPipeline.java:91) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:162) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.doService(CoyoteAdapter.java:326) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:227) at com.sun.enterprise.v3.services.impl.ContainerMapper.service(ContainerMapper.java:170) at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.invokeAdapter(ProcessorTask.java:822) at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.doProcess(ProcessorTask.java:719) at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.process(ProcessorTask.java:1013) at com.sun.grizzly.http.DefaultProtocolFilter.execute(DefaultProtocolFilter.java:225) at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.executeProtocolFilter(DefaultProtocolChain.java:137) at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.execute(DefaultProtocolChain.java:104) at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.execute(DefaultProtocolChain.java:90) at com.sun.grizzly.http.HttpProtocolChain.execute(HttpProtocolChain.java:79) at com.sun.grizzly.ProtocolChainContextTask.doCall(ProtocolChainContextTask.java:54) at com.sun.grizzly.SelectionKeyContextTask.call(SelectionKeyContextTask.java:59) at com.sun.grizzly.ContextTask.run(ContextTask.java:71) at com.sun.grizzly.util.AbstractThreadPool$Worker.doWork(AbstractThreadPool.java:532) at com.sun.grizzly.util.AbstractThreadPool$Worker.run(AbstractThreadPool.java:513) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)
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    • java.lang.IllegalStateException: Application was not properly initialized at startup, could not find Factory: javax.faces.context.FacesContextFactory at javax.faces.FactoryFinder$FactoryManager.getFactory(FactoryFinder.java:815) at javax.faces.FactoryFinder.getFactory(FactoryFinder.java:317) at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.init(FacesServlet.java:253) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.initServlet(StandardWrapper.java:1439) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapper.allocate(StandardWrapper.java:1071) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:189) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.doInvoke(StandardPipeline.java:655) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardPipeline.invoke(StandardPipeline.java:595) at com.sun.enterprise.web.WebPipeline.invoke(WebPipeline.java:98) at com.sun.enterprise.web.PESessionLockingStandardPipeline.invoke(PESessionLockingStandardPipeline.java:91) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:162) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.doService(CoyoteAdapter.java:326) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:227) at com.sun.enterprise.v3.services.impl.ContainerMapper.service(ContainerMapper.java:170) at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.invokeAdapter(ProcessorTask.java:822) at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.doProcess(ProcessorTask.java:719) at com.sun.grizzly.http.ProcessorTask.process(ProcessorTask.java:1013) at com.sun.grizzly.http.DefaultProtocolFilter.execute(DefaultProtocolFilter.java:225) at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.executeProtocolFilter(DefaultProtocolChain.java:137) at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.execute(DefaultProtocolChain.java:104) at com.sun.grizzly.DefaultProtocolChain.execute(DefaultProtocolChain.java:90) at com.sun.grizzly.http.HttpProtocolChain.execute(HttpProtocolChain.java:79) at com.sun.grizzly.ProtocolChainContextTask.doCall(ProtocolChainContextTask.java:54) at com.sun.grizzly.SelectionKeyContextTask.call(SelectionKeyContextTask.java:59) at com.sun.grizzly.ContextTask.run(ContextTask.java:71) at com.sun.grizzly.util.AbstractThreadPool$Worker.doWork(AbstractThreadPool.java:532) at com.sun.grizzly.util.AbstractThreadPool$Worker.run(AbstractThreadPool.java:513) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)

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