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JAXB unmarshalling exception

I've installed OpenClinica-web and Rule Designer 1.3.1. start wiht Tomcat 7.0.65 on Ubuntu 14.04.

I've changed the configuration of OpenClinica-web in this way: Everithing works fine, but when i click the Rule Designer button, i get this link: http://localhost:8080/Designer/access?host=http://localhost:8080&app=OpenClinica-web&study_oid=S_DEFAULTS1&provider_user=root&path=pages/studymodule.

When i press the button I got this error:

org.springframework.oxm.UnmarshallingFailureException: JAXB unmarshalling exception; nested exception is javax.xml.bind.UnmarshalException: unexpected element (uri:"", local:"html"). Expected elements are <{}Address>,<{}AdminData>,
... 81 more
set 08, 2016 10:01:29 AM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve invoke
GRAVE: Servlet.service() for servlet [Designer] in context with path [/Designer] threw exception [Request processing failed; nested exception is java.lang.NullPointerException] with root cause
at org.akaza.openclinica.designer.web.controller.UIODMBuilder.initMultiSelectList(
at org.akaza.openclinica.designer.web.controller.UIODMBuilder.(
at org.akaza.openclinica.designer.web.controller.AccessResourceController.createForm(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(

Anyone can help me? Thanks


  • nromanonromano Posts: 2
    The problems seems to be an authentication mistake. When Designer try to contact OC by authenticationManager ( using this configuration ??? )

    <!-- Configure Authentication mechanism --> <authentication-manager alias="authenticationManager"> <!-- SHA-256 values can be produced using 'echo -n your_desired_password | sha256sum' (using normal *nix environments) --> <authentication-provider> <password-encoder hash="sha-256"/> <user-service> <user name="root" password="a3adf26e70b8d8ab53da3d36b159ccb341d014e6" authorities="ROLE_ADMIN"/> <user name="admin" password="8c6976e5b5410415bde908bd4dee15dfb167a9c873fc4bb8a81f6f2ab448a918" authorities="ROLE_ADMIN"/> <user name="user" password="04f8996da763b7a969b1028ee3007569eaf3a635486ddab211d512c85b9df8fb" authorities="ROLE_USER"/> </user-service> </authentication-provider> </authentication-manager>

    the OC returns login page instead the correct metadata of study.

    What is the correct configuration of authentication? I have to set the user and the password of OC user in applicationContext-security.xml of Designer?

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