Error rendering macro calendar

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An error like this will be shown in the screen: Error rendering macro 'calendar' : null. The following appears in the atlassian-confluence.log:

2013-01-29 17:14:05,822 ERROR [http-8090-3] [opensymphony.xwork.util.CompoundRootAccessor] getProperty Caught an Ognl exception while getting property calendarHtml
 -- url: /calendar/mycalendar.action | userName: sysadmin | action: mycalendar
ognl.OgnlException: calendarHtml [java.lang.NullPointerException]
	at ognl.OgnlRuntime.getMethodValue(
	at ognl.ObjectPropertyAccessor.getPossibleProperty(
	at ognl.ObjectPropertyAccessor.getProperty(
	at ognl.OgnlRuntime.getProperty(
	at com.opensymphony.xwork.util.CompoundRootAccessor.getProperty(
	at ognl.OgnlRuntime.getProperty(
	at ognl.ASTProperty.getValueBody(
	at ognl.SimpleNode.evaluateGetValueBody(
	at ognl.SimpleNode.getValue(
	at ognl.Ognl.getValue(
	at ognl.Ognl.getValue(
	at com.opensymphony.xwork.util.OgnlValueStack.findValue(


There's an application link that is preventing the calendar from working properly.


Run the following query to delete the application links:

DELETE FROM bandana WHERE bandanakey like '%applinks%';

(warning) Make a database backup before running any SQL query.

Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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