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org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:876) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$11.dispatch(MetaClass.java:380) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:746) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:876) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:649) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:238) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:790) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHolder.handle(ServletHolder.java:812) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1669) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:135) at org.jenkinsci.plugins.modernstatus.ModernStatusFilter.doFilter(ModernStatusFilter.java:52) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:132) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:126) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:49) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:117) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:135) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.BasicHeaderProcessor.doFilter(BasicHeaderProcessor.java:93) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:67) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:171) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at org.kohsuke.stapler.compression.CompressionFilter.doFilter(CompressionFilter.java:49) at 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    • java.lang.NullPointerException: Secret should be defined to compute sign at com.google.common.base.Preconditions.checkNotNull(Preconditions.java:204) at org.jenkinsci.plugins.github.webhook.GHWebhookSignature.webhookSignature(GHWebhookSignature.java:41) at org.jenkinsci.plugins.github.webhook.RequirePostWithGHHookPayload$Processor.shouldProvideValidSignature(RequirePostWithGHHookPayload.java:149) at org.jenkinsci.plugins.github.webhook.RequirePostWithGHHookPayload$Processor.invoke(RequirePostWithGHHookPayload.java:74) at org.kohsuke.stapler.PreInvokeInterceptedFunction.invoke(PreInvokeInterceptedFunction.java:26) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvoke(Function.java:167) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Function.bindAndInvokeAndServeResponse(Function.java:100) at org.kohsuke.stapler.IndexDispatcher.dispatch(IndexDispatcher.java:26) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:746) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:876) at org.kohsuke.stapler.MetaClass$11.dispatch(MetaClass.java:380) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.tryInvoke(Stapler.java:746) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:876) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.invoke(Stapler.java:649) at org.kohsuke.stapler.Stapler.service(Stapler.java:238) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:790) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHolder.handle(ServletHolder.java:812) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1669) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:135) at org.jenkinsci.plugins.modernstatus.ModernStatusFilter.doFilter(ModernStatusFilter.java:52) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter$1.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:132) at hudson.util.PluginServletFilter.doFilter(PluginServletFilter.java:126) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at hudson.security.csrf.CrumbFilter.doFilter(CrumbFilter.java:49) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:84) at hudson.security.UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.doFilter(UnwrapSecurityExceptionFilter.java:51) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.ExceptionTranslationFilter.doFilter(ExceptionTranslationFilter.java:117) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.providers.anonymous.AnonymousProcessingFilter.doFilter(AnonymousProcessingFilter.java:125) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.rememberme.RememberMeProcessingFilter.doFilter(RememberMeProcessingFilter.java:135) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.ui.AbstractProcessingFilter.doFilter(AbstractProcessingFilter.java:271) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at jenkins.security.BasicHeaderProcessor.doFilter(BasicHeaderProcessor.java:93) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at org.acegisecurity.context.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter.java:249) at hudson.security.HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.doFilter(HttpSessionContextIntegrationFilter2.java:67) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter$1.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:87) at hudson.security.ChainedServletFilter.doFilter(ChainedServletFilter.java:76) at hudson.security.HudsonFilter.doFilter(HudsonFilter.java:171) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at org.kohsuke.stapler.compression.CompressionFilter.doFilter(CompressionFilter.java:49) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at hudson.util.CharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(CharacterEncodingFilter.java:82) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at org.kohsuke.stapler.DiagnosticThreadNameFilter.doFilter(DiagnosticThreadNameFilter.java:30) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(ServletHandler.java:1652) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doHandle(ServletHandler.java:585) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:143) at org.eclipse.jetty.security.SecurityHandler.handle(SecurityHandler.java:553) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doHandle(SessionHandler.java:223) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doHandle(ContextHandler.java:1127) at org.eclipse.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.doScope(ServletHandler.java:515) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.session.SessionHandler.doScope(SessionHandler.java:185) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler.doScope(ContextHandler.java:1061) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ScopedHandler.handle(ScopedHandler.java:141) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.HandlerWrapper.handle(HandlerWrapper.java:97) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server.handle(Server.java:499) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.HttpChannel.handle(HttpChannel.java:311) at org.eclipse.jetty.server.HttpConnection.onFillable(HttpConnection.java:257) at org.eclipse.jetty.io.AbstractConnection$2.run(AbstractConnection.java:544) at winstone.BoundedExecutorService$1.run(BoundedExecutorService.java:77) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source) at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

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