HPCM: Unable to Deploy the HPCM Application from EPMA when Moved Dimensions Are Excluded in the Shared Library Due to "Unexpected error" (Doc ID 1644738.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management - Version 11.1.2.2.352 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to deploy application from EPMA to HPCM, when a member is moved from one parent to another, under the shared library, which has been excluded in the HPCM application.

The following error can be seen in the hpcm.log:

"Unexpected error.
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.ApplicationManager.deployAppFromXML(ApplicationManager.java:655)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.ApplicationManager.access$000(ApplicationManager.java:63)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.ApplicationManager$1.run(ApplicationManager.java:474)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.lang.StringBuffer.<init>(StringBuffer.java:103)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.getFullQualifiedName(XmlHelper.java:418)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.processChildrenXML(XmlHelper.java:210)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.processChildrenXML(XmlHelper.java:219)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.processChildrenXML(XmlHelper.java:219)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.processChildrenXML(XmlHelper.java:219)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.processChildrenXML(XmlHelper.java:219)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.processDimensions(XmlHelper.java:110)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.parseAndLoadDimensionMetaData(XmlHelper.java:68)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.XmlHelper.<init>(XmlHelper.java:54)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.ApplicationManager.buildMetaData(ApplicationManager.java:889)
at com.hyperion.profitability.business.integration.epma.ApplicationManager.deployAppFromXML(ApplicationManager.java:608)
"


Changes

 Moved members/ dimensions from one parent to another, under shared library. Those dimensions have been excluded from the HPCM application.

Cause

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