" java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.sendOverHttp" Exception while Uploading Attachments into UCM With useAccounts Enabled on UCM (Doc ID 1609783.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.6.0 version, Install - SOA

While adding attachments to UCM through the worklist API, upload of attachment failed with the following exception. Exception occurs only when useAccounts option is enabled on UCM Side 

ERROR
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ORABPEL-0


at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.addAttachmentViaServlet(WorkflowAttachmentUtil.java:505)
at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.task.client.AbstractDOMTaskServiceClient.addAttachment(AbstractDOMTaskServiceClient.java:477)
at view.WorkflowUtils.addAttachment(WorkflowUtils.java:185)
at view.WorkflowBean.addAttachmentActionListener(WorkflowBean.java:44)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:48)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:37)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:600)
at com.sun.el.parser.AstValue.invoke(AstValue.java:187)
at com.sun.el.MethodExpressionImpl.invoke(MethodExpressionImpl.java:297)
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidadinternal.taglib.util.MethodExpressionMethodBinding.invoke(MethodExpressionMethodBinding.java:53)
at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.component.UIXComponentBase.broadcastToMethodBinding(UIXComponentBase.java:1256)
...........
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.sendOverHttp(WorkflowAttachmentUtil.java:657)
at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.uploadAttachment(WorkflowAttachmentUtil.java:598)
at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.uploadAttachment(WorkflowAttachmentUtil.java:120)
at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.uploadAttachment(WorkflowAttachmentUtil.java:155)
at oracle.bpel.services.workflow.client.util.WorkflowAttachmentUtil.addAttachmentViaServlet(WorkflowAttachmentUtil.java:494)
... 70 more




STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Configure UCM
2. Modify the Human workflow project to store the attachments in UCM
3. Use workflow API to "addAttachment"



Cause

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