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OER Asset Search Returns Error After Deleting The User Who Created The Asset - "java.lang.NullPointerException at com.flashline.cmee.rbac.AssetChecker.canView" (Doc ID 2386874.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Repository - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


If you delete a user in OER Console who created some assets, any search on OER console returns blank page and also any operation on Asset editor is not working results the below exception.


at com.flashline.cmee.rbac.AssetChecker.canView(
at com.flashline.cmee.rbac.AssetChecker.canView(
at com.flashline.cmee.factory.AssetFactory.getSubscribers(
at com.flashline.cmee.factory.AssetFactory.getSubscribers(
at com.flashline.cmee.factory.AssetFactory.loadAsset(
at com.flashline.cmee.factory.AssetFactory.get(
at com.flashline.cmee.factory.AssetFactory.getForAssetSearch(
at com.flashline.cmee.factory.AssetSearch.assetSearch(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create a user and submit an asset and approve the asset.
2. Delete the user created on step 1.
3. Search for any asset which will result blank page.
4. Access any asset in Asset editor will result the above reported exception.


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