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3224260 - java.lang.NullPointerException: NWDS issue when adding AS Java runtime server


Adding SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java (AS Java) runtime server to SAP NetWeaver Development Studio (NWDS) for deployment activity fails with the below error:

java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.equals(java.lang.Object) of a null object returned from




  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java (AS Java)
  • SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio (NWDS)
  • Release Independent


SAP Composition Environment all versions ; SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server all versions ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP NetWeaver for Java, support tool all versions ; SAP Process Integration all versions ; SAP Solution Manager all versions


Production ABAP R/3 ERP SRM CRM ERP PPM SEM APO XI PI PORTAL Test development QA 609603 1158626 NWDI CTS+ 7.11 JSPM SUM NWDS,, AuthenticationException: , KBA , BC-DWB-JAV-DII , Development Infrastructure Integration , BC-JAS-DPL , Deployment , BC-CTS-DI , Development Infrastructure (NetWeaver Java) , BC-DWB-JAV-NMC , NetWeaver Management Console , Problem

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