Error When Trying To Preview Financial Reporting (FR) Reports: "java.lang.NullPointerException"

(Doc ID 2086556.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version 11.1.2.2.500 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You've recently upgraded EPM 11.1.2.X.  Now when running FR reports, an error results: "nested exception is:java.lang.NullPointerException".


When you try to open a report in FR Studio, a similar error is seen:


The following error message in attached FRLoging.log:

[2015-12-02T21:38:41.957+01:00] [FinancialReporting0] [ERROR] [] [oracle.EPMFR.core] [tid: RMI TCP Connection(6)-10.199.1.78] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: 0000L5^NGsxFc5D5RBXBid1MNpCq000000,1:19566] [SRC_CLASS: com.hyperion.reporting.reportstore.ReportStoreObjectImpl] [APP: FINANCIALREPORTING#11.1.2.0] [SRC_METHOD: getModifiedBy] [[
java.lang.IllegalStateException
at com.hyperion.reporting.jsr283.JCRValue.getString(JCRValue.java:29)
at com.hyperion.reporting.jsr283.JCRProperty.getString(JCRProperty.java:99)
at com.hyperion.reporting.reportstore.ReportStoreObjectImpl.getModifiedBy(Unknown Source)
:
:
:

Additionally, the connection information is missing from reports:

Cause

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