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I have a Config.properties files that cntain a trusted conenctions to a mssql database
"usvddevdb_connection_string=servername;Initial Catalog=database;Integrated Security=SSPI;"
now when I trying to display my results on a jsp page from my bean I getting this error

07:36:18,482 ERROR [STDERR] java.lang.NullPointerException
07:36:18,482 ERROR [STDERR]       at beans.SDRDataAccessDAO.getTableData(SDRDataAccessDAO.java:28)
07:36:18,482 ERROR [STDERR]       at beans.SDRBackingBean.<init>(SDRBackingBean.java:53)
07:36:18,482 ERROR [STDERR]       at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
07:36:18,482 ERROR [STDERR]       at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
07:36:18,482 ERROR [STDERR]       at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:355)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.config.ManagedBeanFactoryImpl.newInstance(ManagedBeanFactoryImpl.java:277)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.application.ApplicationAssociate.createAndMaybeStoreManagedBeans(ApplicationAssociate.java:527)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.el.ManagedBeanELResolver.getValue(ManagedBeanELResolver.java:82)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.el.CompositeELResolver.getValue(CompositeELResolver.java:53)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.el.FacesCompositeELResolver.getValue(FacesCompositeELResolver.java:64)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.el.parser.AstIdentifier.getValue(AstIdentifier.java:45)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.el.parser.AstValue.getValue(AstValue.java:86)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.el.ValueExpressionImpl.getValue(ValueExpressionImpl.java:186)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.jasper.el.JspValueExpression.getValue(JspValueExpression.java:101)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.component.UIOutput.getValue(UIOutput.java:173)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.renderkit.html_basic.HtmlBasicInputRenderer.getValue(HtmlBasicInputRenderer.java:189)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.renderkit.html_basic.HtmlBasicRenderer.getCurrentValue(HtmlBasicRenderer.java:320)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.renderkit.html_basic.HtmlBasicRenderer.encodeEnd(HtmlBasicRenderer.java:200)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.component.UIComponentBase.encodeEnd(UIComponentBase.java:836)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:896)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.render.Renderer.encodeChildren(Renderer.java:137)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.component.UIComponentBase.encodeChildren(UIComponentBase.java:812)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:886)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.component.UIComponent.encodeAll(UIComponent.java:892)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.application.ViewHandlerImpl.doRenderView(ViewHandlerImpl.java:245)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.application.ViewHandlerImpl.renderView(ViewHandlerImpl.java:176)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.ajax4jsf.application.ViewHandlerWrapper.renderView(ViewHandlerWrapper.java:108)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.ajax4jsf.application.AjaxViewHandler.renderView(AjaxViewHandler.java:189)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.RenderResponsePhase.execute(RenderResponsePhase.java:106)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.phase(LifecycleImpl.java:251)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at com.sun.faces.lifecycle.LifecycleImpl.render(LifecycleImpl.java:144)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at javax.faces.webapp.FacesServlet.service(FacesServlet.java:245)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doFilter(ReplyHeaderFilter.java:96)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:230)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:175)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.SecurityAssociationValve.invoke(SecurityAssociationValve.java:179)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.security.JaccContextValve.invoke(JaccContextValve.java:84)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.jboss.web.tomcat.service.jca.CachedConnectionValve.invoke(CachedConnectionValve.java:157)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.SingleSignOn.invoke(SingleSignOn.java:393)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:262)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:844)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:583)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:446)
07:36:18,483 ERROR [STDERR]       at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)


Now when I debugged this error I found this that my getConnection() is null. I have tested this iwht a user name and password on my config file andf it work 100% but soon as I change my connection to a trusted it gives me a Error

Can an Expert assist

Tx



package beans;
 
import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.PreparedStatement;
import java.sql.ResultSet;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Properties;
 
 
import javax.resource.spi.UnavailableException;
 
 
import net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver;
 
public class SDRDataAccessDAO {
    private static PreparedStatement prepStatement = null;
    private static ResultSet sqlSet = null;
    private static String driverStr = getConn();
    private static Connection conn = null;
   
 
    public ArrayList<SDRDataAccess> getTableData() {
        ArrayList<SDRDataAccess> returnVal = new ArrayList<SDRDataAccess>();
        try {
            Connection con = getConnection();
            String sql = "SELECT * FROM AnthonioFile";
            prepStatement = con.prepareStatement(sql);
            sqlSet = prepStatement.executeQuery();
            SDRDataAccess access = new SDRDataAccess();
            while (sqlSet.next()) {
                access.setId(sqlSet.getInt(1));
                access.setStatus(sqlSet.getString(2));
                access.setMonth1(sqlSet.getString(3));
                access.setMonth2(sqlSet.getString(4));
                access.setMonth3(sqlSet.getString(5));
                access.setMonth4(sqlSet.getString(6));
                access.setMonth5(sqlSet.getString(7));
                access.setMonth6(sqlSet.getString(8));
                access.setMonth7(sqlSet.getString(9));
                access.setMonth8(sqlSet.getString(10));
                access.setMonth9(sqlSet.getString(11));
                access.setMonth10(sqlSet.getString(12));
                access.setMonth11(sqlSet.getString(13));
                access.setMonth12(sqlSet.getString(14));
                returnVal.add(access);
                access = new SDRDataAccess();
                
                
            }
 
        } catch (Exception e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        }
 
        return returnVal;
        
    }
    
 
        public SDRMonthDeployHeader getMonthDeploy() {
        SDRMonthDeployHeader monthdeploy = new SDRMonthDeployHeader();
        try {
            Connection conn = getConnection();
            String sql = "SELECT * FROM View_MonthDeploy";
            prepStatement = conn.prepareStatement(sql);
            sqlSet = prepStatement.executeQuery();
            
            while (sqlSet.next()) {
                monthdeploy.setMonth_1_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(2));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_2_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(4));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_3_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(6));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_4_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(8));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_5_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(10));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_6_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(12));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_7_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(14));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_8_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(16));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_9_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(18));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_10_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(20));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_11_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(22));
                monthdeploy.setMonth_12_Deploy(sqlSet.getString(24));
                break;       
            }
 
        } catch (Exception e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        }
 
        return monthdeploy;
        
    }
 
    public void setTable(SDRDataAccess access){
	    try {
	        Connection con = getConnection();
            String sql = getUpdateSQLString(access);
            prepStatement = con.prepareStatement(sql);
            int numUpdates = prepStatement.executeUpdate();
            if (numUpdates != 1){
                throw new UnavailableException("No update was performed");
            }    
    } catch (Exception e) {
        e.printStackTrace();
    }
	}
    
    private Connection getConnection(){
        if (conn == null){
        try {
            Class.forName("net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver");
            Driver driver = new Driver();
            Properties prop = new Properties();
            conn = driver.connect(driverStr,prop);
        } catch (Exception e) {
                e.printStackTrace();
        }
        }
        return conn;       
    }
    
 
    private String getUpdateSQLString(SDRDataAccess access){
                String sql = "UPDATE AnthonioFile " +
        		"SET Status = '" + access.getStatus() + "'," +
        		"Month1 =  '" + access.getMonth1() + "'," +
        		"Month2 =  '" + access.getMonth2() + "'," +
        		"Month3 =  '" + access.getMonth3() + "'," +
        		"Month4 =  '" + access.getMonth4() + "'," +
        		"Month5 =  '" + access.getMonth5() + "'," +
        		"Month6 =  '" + access.getMonth6() + "'," +
        		"Month7 =  '" + access.getMonth7() + "'," +
        		"Month8 =  '" + access.getMonth8() + "'," +
        		"Month9 =  '" + access.getMonth9() + "'," +
        		"Month10 =  '" + access.getMonth10() + "'," +
        		"Month11 =  '" + access.getMonth11() + "'," +
        		"Month12 =  '" + access.getMonth12() + "'" +
        		"where ID = " + access.getId();
        return sql;
    
        
    }
    
    private static String getConn() {
        StringBuffer conn = new StringBuffer();
        conn.append(SDRBackingBean.getProp().getProperty("usvddevdb_connection_string"));
        return conn.toString();
 
}
    
    
    
    
   
}

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by:ablsysadmin
ID: 24135707
Hi

What I have picked up when I did my debug again is that when it get to statement

            Connection con = getConnection();
            String sql = "SELECT * FROM AnthonioFile";
            prepStatement = con.prepareStatement(sql);
            sqlSet = prepStatement.executeQuery();


it catch an Exception. What I also pciked up is that "con is = null"

Thanks
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by:ablsysadmin
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Error Message from my previouse statement

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
      at beans.SDRDataAccessDAO.getTableData(SDRDataAccessDAO.java:29)
      at beans.SDRBackingBean.<init>(SDRBackingBean.java:53)
      at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
      at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.java:39)
      at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
      at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:513)
      at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Class.java:355)
      at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:308)
      at com.sun.faces.config.ManagedBeanFactoryImpl.newInstance
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by:anilallewar
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Did you have access rights on the MSSQL database using your NT id? To be able to connect with integrated security your NT id needs to be added as a user to the SQL database.
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by:ai_ja_nai
ID: 24136492
the .properties file has noot been parsed well (maybe the value is missing?) and the variable that get that value assigned remains initialized to 'null'; at run time, when it gets read, it returs its 'null' value and the JVM raises the exception
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by:ablsysadmin
ID: 24136685
Hi

Yes I have access to thye MSSQL database with my NT id. I have created a TEST connections to see if it will work in this and my variable con value is null. Please check this test code posted below and see if I am doing anything wrong
   public static void testDBConnection(java.sql.Connection con){
        
        String strCnn = "Server=SQL2005TEST;DatabaseName=mdb;Trusted_Connection=True";
        if (con == null){
            try {
                Class.forName("net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver");
                Driver driver = new Driver();
                Properties property = new Properties();
                con = driver.connect(strCnn,property);
                if (con == null){
                    System.out.println("Connection is null");
                    
                    
                }else{  
                    System.out.println("Connection is not null");
                }
            } catch (Exception e) {
                    e.printStackTrace();
            }
            }
              
    }
    
    public static void main(String[] str){
        java.sql.Connection con = null;
        testDBConnection(con);
    }

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by:ablsysadmin
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Hi

I just tested by changing
from
String strCnn = "Server=SQL2005TEST;DatabaseName=mdb;Trusted_Connection=True";
To
String strCnn = "jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://SQL2005TEST/MDB;user=username;password=passw";

and the variable "con" value is not null

So this tell me that its my StrCnn that wrong ?
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by:ablsysadmin
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HI

I am trying different option and I tired this StrCnn
String strCnn = "jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://SQL2005TEST/MDB;Integrated Security=SSPI";

and my Error message is now

java.sql.SQLException: I/O Error: SSO Failed: Native SSPI library not loaded. Check the java.library.path system property.
      at net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.TdsCore.login(TdsCore.java:614)
      at net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.ConnectionJDBC2.<init>(ConnectionJDBC2.java:344)
      at net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.ConnectionJDBC3.<init>(ConnectionJDBC3.java:50)
      at net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver.connect(Driver.java:182)
      at beans.SDRBackingBean.testDBConnection(SDRBackingBean.java:310)
      at beans.SDRBackingBean.main(SDRBackingBean.java:327)
Caused by: java.io.IOException: SSO Failed: Native SSPI library not loaded. Check the java.library.path system property.
      at net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.TdsCore.sendMSLoginPkt(TdsCore.java:1889)
      at net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.TdsCore.login(TdsCore.java:587)
      ... 5 more
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by:ablsysadmin
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Good Morning Experts

Any feedback
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by:ai_ja_nai
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the library you are looking for has not been included in the CLASSPATH
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by:ablsysadmin
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Hi

I searched on google and found that it related to a ntlmauth.dll which I got and fixed it from my windows vista machine. I then deployed the EAR file to a linux box and got this error.
14:22:02,674 ERROR [STDERR] java.sql.SQLException: Single-Sign-On is only supported on Windows. Please specify a user name.

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Should I include this classpath?
if yes how do it do it?

Please can you assist with this :-(

Thanks :-(
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by:ablsysadmin
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O Sorry this is the connection string that I am using

usvddevdb_connection_string=jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://sqltest:1433/database;Integrated Security=SSPI;
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The intergrated Security option is available only on Windows m/c. Further as far as my knowledge goes SQL 2005 is avilable only on Windows and you might not have JDBC driver for Linux.

The ntlmauth.dll has to be available under system32 folder and you would need to load it before calling creating the connection. The sample code under you class definition would be like below. Ensure that you load the DLL only once in the class level static block.

static{
         try{
                System.load("C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntlmauth.dll");
        }catch (Exception oException) {
                System.out.println("Exception in ..static block of loading dll "+oException.getMessage());
       }
}
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Thanks its working
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It works
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