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When deploying to WebLogic, some developers report problems with the framework locating resources, especially with Velocity. For more about WebLogic and Velocity, see the Velocity website.
To deploy to WebLogic, the common approach is to create and deploy an unexpanded WAR to the WebLogic deployment directory. With WL 8.x, the deployment directory is typically at
struts.propertiesfile (usually kept in the
WEB-INF/classesdirectory), add an entry that specifies a Velocity configuation file.
velocity.propertiesfile that is the the SAF
struts-velocity.propertiesfile, find he section titled "
T E M P L A T E L O A D E R S", and change this section as so:
When using mentioned plugin in Weblogic 11g you can get NullPointerException within Struts 2. To solve the problem you must enable the "Archived Real Path" global property in Weblogic admin console > configuration > Web Applications. It's because JasperReportsResult determines the report directory base on servletContext.getRealPath(finalLocation).
When you deployed an application that base on the Convention Plugin and you get an error messages that says:
create struts.properties file in WEB-INF/classes folder (in the expanded application's folder or in the source code) with below statements:
Thanks to Amit who the first published solution on his blog