Error while accessing MWS through http://localhost:8585/

Any idea about the below error regarding cannot find skin.properties file?

2009-01-24 19:08:50 EST (Framework : FATAL) [RID:11] - [POP.001.0002] A “java.io
.FileNotFoundException” occurred with the Message “C:\Program Files\webMethods7
MWS\server\default\webroot:skin.properties (The system cannot find the file spec
ified)”
java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\Program Files\webMethods7\MWS\server\default\w
ebroot:skin.properties (The system cannot find the file specified)
at java.io.FileInputStream.open(Native Method)
at java.io.FileInputStream.(FileInputStream.java:106)
at com.webmethods.portal.mech.themes.impl.SkinProperties.loadPropertiesF
ile(SkinProperties.java:91)
at com.webmethods.portal.mech.themes.impl.SkinProperties.load(SkinProper
ties.java:65)
at com.webmethods.portal.portlet.impl.wm_xt_skin.mechanics.SkinMechanics
.loadSkin(SkinMechanics.java:182)
at com.webmethods.portal.portlet.impl.wm_xt_skin.mechanics.SkinMechanics
.getClientProperties(SkinMechanics.java:385)
at com.webmethods.portal.portlet.impl.wm_xt_skin.mechanics.SkinMechanics
.getClientProperty(SkinMechanics.java:413)
at com.webmethods.portal.portlet.impl.wm_xt_skin.mechanics.SkinMechanics
.getCurrentClientProperty(SkinMechanics.java:562)
at com.webmethods.rtl.script.nbsp.NBSPage.getSkinProperty(NBSPage.java:3
44)
at ui.system.html_head.render(html_head.java:134)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.presentation.handlers.Nbsp.render(Nbs
p.java:268)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.presentation.handlers.Nbsp.render(Nbs
p.java:288)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.presentation.renderers.DefaultRendere
r.renderHTMLHead(DefaultRenderer.java:267)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.presentation.renderers.DefaultRendere
r.renderPageStart(DefaultRenderer.java:218)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.presentation.renderers.DefaultRendere
r.render(DefaultRenderer.java:187)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.presentation.PresentationManager.hand
lePres(PresentationManager.java:363)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.dispatch.DispatchManager.pres(Dispatc
hManager.java:618)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.dispatch.DispatchManager.handle(Dispa
tchManager.java:458)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.dispatch.DispatchManager.handleDispat
ch(DispatchManager.java:371)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.impl.PortalServlet.service(PortalServ
let.java:242)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:689)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.ServletHolder.handle(ServletHolder.java:428
)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.WebApplicationHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(
WebApplicationHandler.java:830)
at com.webmethods.portal.framework.impl.NTLMFilter.doFilter(NTLMFilter.j
ava:50)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.WebApplicationHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(
WebApplicationHandler.java:821)
at com.webmethods.caf.faces.servlet.GZIPFilter.doFilter(GZIPFilter.java:
34)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.WebApplicationHandler$CachedChain.doFilter(
WebApplicationHandler.java:821)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.WebApplicationHandler.dispatch(WebApplicati
onHandler.java:471)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.ServletHandler.handle(ServletHandler.java:5
68)
at org.mortbay.http.HttpContext.handle(HttpContext.java:1530)
at org.mortbay.jetty.servlet.WebApplicationContext.handle(WebApplication
Context.java:633)
at org.mortbay.http.HttpContext.handle(HttpContext.java:1482)
at com.webmethods.portal.webApplication.WmWebAppContext.handle(WmWebAppC
ontext.java:159)
at org.mortbay.http.HttpServer.service(HttpServer.java:909)
at org.mortbay.http.HttpConnection.service(HttpConnection.java:820)
at org.mortbay.http.HttpConnection.handleNext(HttpConnection.java:986)
at org.mortbay.http.HttpConnection.handle(HttpConnection.java:837)
at org.mortbay.http.SocketListener.handleConnection(SocketListener.java:
245)
at org.mortbay.util.ThreadedServer.handle(ThreadedServer.java:357)
at org.mortbay.util.ThreadPool$PoolThread.run(ThreadPool.java:534)

It seems to be installatation problem. Try uninstall and install the component(don’t reconfigure). Once you done with the installation run Database Component Configurator for My webMethods Server component, then start the MWS server

It seems to be installatation problem. Try uninstall and install the component(don’t reconfigure). Once you done with the installation run Database Component Configurator for My webMethods Server component, then start the MWS server

-Hem

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I also had smililar problem. It got resolved when I recreated tablespace and all the tables using DBconfigurator