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The SystemInformationService could not be retrieved from the container

Confluence normally just starts on my single user system (Windows 7 64bit) but today gives the error below. Reboot does not fix it. I had accepted a Java upgrade earlier in the day and so wondered if that might be the cause. However, I restored my system so now it has Java 6.0.240.7 and the issue remains - so this may be unrelated.

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The SystemInformationService could not be retrieved from the container. Therefore very limited information is available in this error report.

The SystemInformationService could not be retrieved due to the following error: java.lang.NullPointerException

Cause

com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference$InitializationException: java.lang.NullPointerException

at com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference.getInterruptibly(LazyReference.java:152)

caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException

at com.atlassian.spring.container.ContainerManager.getComponent(ContainerManager.java:33)

Stack Trace: hide

com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference$InitializationException: java.lang.NullPointerException

at com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference.getInterruptibly(LazyReference.java:152)

at com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference.get(LazyReference.java:115)

at com.atlassian.confluence.setup.ConfluenceEncodingFilter.getGlobalSettings(ConfluenceEncodingFilter.java:45)

at com.atlassian.confluence.setup.ConfluenceEncodingFilter.getEncodingInternal(ConfluenceEncodingFilter.java:35)

at com.atlassian.confluence.setup.ConfluenceEncodingFilter.getEncoding(ConfluenceEncodingFilter.java:27)

at com.atlassian.core.filters.encoding.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:38)

at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractHttpFilter.doFilter(AbstractHttpFilter.java:31)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)

at com.atlassian.core.filters.HeaderSanitisingFilter.doFilter(HeaderSanitisingFilter.java:44)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)

at com.atlassian.confluence.servlet.FourOhFourErrorLoggingFilter.doFilter(FourOhFourErrorLoggingFilter.java:65)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)

at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:233)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)

at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)

at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:298)

at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:859)

at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:588)

at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:489)

at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException

at com.atlassian.spring.container.ContainerManager.getComponent(ContainerManager.java:33)

at com.atlassian.confluence.util.LazyComponentReference$Accessor.get(LazyComponentReference.java:44)

at com.atlassian.util.concurrent.Lazy$Strong.create(Lazy.java:88)

at com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference$Sync.run(LazyReference.java:326)

at com.atlassian.util.concurrent.LazyReference.getInterruptibly(LazyReference.java:146)

... 24 more

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To my knowledge, such errors usually appears because the JDK was not the one supported (OpenJDK or other version). Since you're on Windows, I suppose it's not the case.

I would advise you to open a case on the support

Hi Graeme,

I'm assuming that you're getting the above stack trace from the atlassian-confluence.log file, so you can try looking at the catalina.out file that should contain additional information.

If it doesn't help, please go ahead and open a support ticket at href="https://support.atlassian.com%20">https://support.atlassian.com for further assistance.

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