WCC - WCS Rules Edit Screen In Connector Admin Gives "NullPointerException" (Doc ID 2035458.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.1.8.0 version, WebCenter Sites

When attempting to access Rules edit screen in the Connector Admin tab,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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The top navigation elements (save/back button) are not properly styled and the edit fields do not show any content. Following stack trace in noticed in the logs

java.lang.NullPointerException
at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._wcc._rule.__retrievefielddefpercdinstance._jspService(__retrievefielddefpercdinstance.java:366)
at weblogic.servlet.jsp.JspBase.service(JspBase.java:34)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:227)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.invokeServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:125)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.execute(ServletStubImpl.java:301)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.execute(ServletStubImpl.java:184)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.RequestDispatcherImpl.invokeServlet(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:526)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:447)
.........................................................
.........................................................
at COM.FutureTense.Common.CS.CallElement(CS.java:1603)
at jsp_servlet._jsp._cs_deployed._wcc._rule.__retrieveassetfamily._jspService(__retrieveassetfamily.java:320)
at weblogic.servlet.jsp.JspBase.service(JspBase.java:34)

Cause

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