ACP Import Cause java.lang.NullPointerException Error With Location List When Entry Added to Country List (Doc ID 1900094.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Agile PLM Framework - Version 9.3.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to ACP import List from source instance to target instance, following error occurs in Location list:

Error

Process Context:
Propagation Action: Copy
Configuration Type: List
Configuration Object: Location
Configuration Object Action: Update Object
Object Name: Location
Cascade Sublist Name: Location
List Action: Update Cascade List Entries
Cascade Sublist Name: Location||(Name of country)
List Action: Update Cascade List Entries

Error Context:
Not Available.

Error Cause:
(java.lang.NullPointerException)


Steps to Reproduce

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

1. Login to Java Client as admin user
2. Open list "Country"
3. Add new list entry "New Country"
4. Open list "Location". See "New Country" is not added into this list
5. Check History tab of "Location" list. See Modify action with detail "Added Entry NewCountry" is added
6. Configure config.xml of ACP as below so that it will propagate list only
<agile xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
      xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="../acp_control_file.xsd">
 <copy>
   <list force_delete_list_entry="no"/>
 </copy>
</agile>
7. Configure project.properties of ACP so that to point to below servers:
dev: source
golden: target
8. Run ACP to export dev
9. Run ACP to import dev golden
10. Check import.err.

Cause

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