Financial Reporting Error "java.lang.NullPointerException" When Creating a Very Large PDF File in Batch Returns (Doc ID 1465969.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version 11.1.2.1.000 to 11.1.2.1.120 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
May 7, 2015

Symptoms

1. A Financial Reporting batch attempts to create a very large PDF output file but yields the following errors messages in <FinancialReportingStudio_Home>\diagnostics\logs\FinancialReporting\FRPrintLogging.log file.

     a. "java.lang.NullPointerException"

     b. "Caused by: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space"

An actual PDF file is created in the target external export folder but file size is zero (0KB).

2. In Workspace, creating a Complete Book in PDF on a very large Financial Reporting 11.1.2.1 book returns a blank page in a browser.

Cause

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