Unable to Create Project Base Line for a Specific Project With Application Error (Doc ID 1586928.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Product Portfolio Management - Version 9.3.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to create a new baseline against a specific project, the following error occurs in Web Client

ERROR
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Application Error

In the application log file, below error is generated:
source exception
java.lang.NullPointerException
  at com.agile.program.persistence.ActivityBaselineDAO.getMilestonesForProgram(ActivityBaselineDAO.java:1636)
  at com.agile.program.manager.ActivityBaselineMgr.getMilestomesForProgram(ActivityBaselineMgr.java:263)
  at com.agile.program.service.ActivityService.getMilestonesForProgram(ActivityService.java:15053)
  at com.agile.program.facade.ActivityBean.getMilestonesForProgram(ActivityBean.java:5913)
  at com.agile.program.facade.ActivityBean_w8rw1l_EOImpl.getMilestonesForProgram(ActivityBean_w8rw1l_EOImpl.java:13192)
  at com.agile.program.ipa.CMActivity.getMilestonesForProgram(CMActivity.java:3294)
  at com.agile.ui.pcm.activity.ActivityHandler.showCreateBaseline(ActivityHandler.java:1369)
  at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor2198.invoke(Unknown Source)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
  at com.agile.ui.web.action.ActionServlet.invokeMethod(ActionServlet.java:1067)
  at com.agile.ui.web.action.ActionServlet.handleRequest(ActionServlet.java:672)
  at com.agile.ui.web.action.ActionServlet.doPost(ActionServlet.java:309)
  at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:727)
  at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:820)
  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:292)
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.TailFilter.doFilter(TailFilter.java:26)
  at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:56)
  at com.agile.u



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to Web Client as test user
2. Open the project
3. Goto Schedule tab, and create a baseline

Cause

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