NullPointerException from Asset.setId() when saving a populated slot in Contributor UI Web mode

(Doc ID 1954575.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In Contributor UI Web mode, populating a slot and saving the changes fails, with on-screen error popup warning of NullPointerException, and in sites.log:

Dec 16, 2014 9:14:26 AM org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher invoke
SEVERE: Servlet.service() for servlet jsp threw exception
at com.openmarket.xcelerate.asset.Asset.setId(
at com.fatwire.composition.slots.SlotsManager._copy(
at com.fatwire.composition.slots.SlotsManager.saveAll(
at com.fatwire.composition.slots.SlotsManager.saveAll(
at com.fatwire.ui.util.InsiteUtil.saveSlots(
at org.apache.jsp.jsp.cs_005fdeployed.UI.Actions.Insite.SaveAction_jsp._jspService(


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