BPM 11g: NullPointerException in Update Template Wizard (Doc ID 1554617.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Business Process Management Suite - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While using BPM Composer 11.1.1.7.0 version.
Create a BPM project template in JDeveloper and saves it to MDS.
Create a Project in BPM composer based on the template created in previous step.
Update the Project Template again using JDeveloper,overwrite save it back again to MDS.
The BPM project in BPM composer shows out of date. On clicking update with
"Make a snapshot of the project before updating it." option selected, the
Project fails to update with the following error.

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java.lang.NullPointerException

ADF_FACES-60097:For more information, please see the server's error log for
an entry beginning with: ADF_FACES-60096:Server Exception during PPR, #1
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If we uncheck the option "Make a snapshot of the project before updating it." the BPM project in Composer gets updated.

Diagnostic analysis confirming the issue is a bug


Cause

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