ERPI Data Write Back Gives 'java.lang.NullPointerException' Error in AIF_Writeback_Data.xml (Doc ID 1223153.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management - Version 11.1.2.0.00 to 11.1.2.0.00 [Release 11.1]
Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.0.00 to 11.1.2.0.00 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to write back to EBS from Planning using ERPI it is failing. The main symptoms are:

  1. ERPI data and metadata loads to the Planning application have completed successfully using EPMA.
  2. When trying to write the data back to EBS from Planning it does not work.
  3. When looking at the Process Details in ERPI the attempt at write back has failed.
  4. The AIF_Writeback_Data.xml that is created when attempting write back contains sections with 'java.lang.NullPointerException' errors like the following when write back is attempted:
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <importWritebackDataResponse xmlns="http://webservices.aif.hyperion.com">
    <importWritebackDataReturn>java.lang.NullPointerException</importWritebackDataReturn>
    </importWritebackDataResponse>
  5. The 'COMM_GL_WRITEBACK_BALANCES' scenario is failing in the ODI Operator log.

Cause

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