nullpointer exception on startup

We try to install tibco-ebx 5.9.13 on RHEL 7, and an empty db was created (postgresql 11) and created a ebx db user with oowner access. it deployed service on the 2 nodes successfully, however when the ebx starts, it encountered a nullpointer exception after showing the repository is ready.

INFO   log.kernel 1103:0038 [ebx-boot] EBX(TM) repository is ready!

-----------------------EBX(TM) REPOSITORY-----------------------

Repository identity                    : 0053CBBDE78C

    Repository label                     : tibcoebx01

    Store format                           : 2.0:postgresql:100:2048

    Store location info                 : JNDI data source jdbc/EBX_REPOSITORY

    Repository ownership                   : unique - 1000 ms

    Current repository ownership connection: id=12; state='Owner'; conf='unique - 1000 ms'.

    Database product name                  : PostgreSQL

    Database product version               : 11.11

    JDBC driver name                       : PostgreSQL JDBC Driver

    JDBC driver version                    : 42.2.18

    Estimated number of records in EBX_HOM : ~1

    Estimated number of records in EBX_TAR : ~0

    Estimated number of records in EBX_ATB : ~0

    Estimated number of records in EBX_HTA : ~0

    Estimated number of records in EBX_BLK : ~0

    Number of dataspaces                   : 1

    Number of snapshots                    : 0

    Number of open dataspaces              : 1

    Number of open snapshots               : 0

    Cache hashcode                         : #f2cdced


Repository content, summary by dataset reference:

2021-11-23 21:22:17,990 AEDT INFO   log.kernel 1103:0038 [ebx-boot] Shutting down repository cache o[]@f2cdced...

2021-11-23 21:22:17,990 AEDT ERROR  log.kernel 1103:0038 [ebx-boot] Stopped repository boot thread, because of the following exception: 


    at com.onwbp.adaptation.p.<init>(

    at com.onwbp.adaptation.o.a(

    at com.onwbp.adaptation.hx.b(

    at com.onwbp.adaptation.hx.o(

    at com.onwbp.adaptation.CfRepositoryBootThread.b(

    at com.onwbp.adaptation.CfRepositoryBootThread.a(


Can anyone advise what might have caused the nullpointer exception?