ALM - Unable to Save Forecast Balance Rule With Roll Over Method (Doc ID 1436428.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version: 5.6 and later   [Release: 5 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI) - Version 7.2
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) - Version 5.x

Symptoms

On Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM) 5.6 in Forecast Assumptions -> Forecast Balances - > Forcast Balance Rule, when the user is choosing Roll Over Method and clicks last apply button to save it, the page refreshes as the focus is changed, but the definitions are not saved.

When the user chooses "Roll Over target" or "Roll Over New Add" to define, it is saved successfully.

ERROR
The following error is written in the alm.log file:
[22-02-12 09:36:59 AM] ~ ERROR ~ ALM ~ Error Found : null
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.Hashtable.get(Hashtable.java:518)
at java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols.initialize(DecimalFormatSymbols.java:525)
at java.text.DecimalFormatSymbols.<init>(DecimalFormatSymbols.java:89)
at com.ofs.reveleus.common.i18n.UserSessionFormatter.getGroupingSeparator(UserSessionFormatter.java:194)
at com.ofs.reveleus.common.i18n.UserSessionFormatter.<init>(UserSessionFormatter.java:59)
at com.ofs.fsapps.alm.global.ALMUtil.getGlobalPreferenceAsOfDate(ALMUtil.java:515)....

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Go to ALM -> Forecast Balances and add new
2. Select a Product and Add a Forecast Method
3. Choose Roll Over Method and click Apply
4. Choose Forecast Ranges, Include all buckets, and Click Add
5. Choose the product and run off type
6. Click Forecast Ranges Apply button
7. Set Percentage value 100
8. Click Apply to save ================>The page refreshes because of the focus change, but the definition cannot be saved.

Cause

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