"ViewObjectImp" Error Leads To Null Pointer Exception Error

(Doc ID 2026252.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.9.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In a custom application, on Logout/Login, the below or similar error is being displayed in the diagnostics log:

oracle.jbo.JboException: JBO-29000: Unexpected exception caught: java.lang.NullPointerException, msg=null
at oracle.jbo.server.ViewObjectImpl.activateNewRowTracker_Bug13440096Fix(ViewObjectImpl.java:20268)
at oracle.jbo.server.ViewObjectImpl.activateNewRowTracker(ViewObjectImpl.java:19138)

The error can be seen intermittently, leading to Null Pointer Exceptions to end users.

Cause

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