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2476897 - Custom Portal theme is not set after system restart


  • You have created a custom Enterprise Portal theme
  • When the system is restarted, the custom theme will not appear
  • The custom theme must be rebuilt under the UI Theme Designer each time the system is restarted
  • You observe the following exception in the Java system Default Trace file:
    "Failed to register custom themes under:
    java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method of a null object loaded from local variable 'library'
    at com.sapportals.portal.prt.service.laf.reg.LAFRegistrationServiceLESS.createTheme(
    at com.sapportals.portal.prt.service.laf.reg.LAFRegistrationServiceLESS.registerDesignEntity(



  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java 7.3x and higher releases
  • Enterprise Portal


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


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