Unexpected Error & Java.lang.NullPointerException Creating New Mapping Rule in R12 (Doc ID 1907805.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Performance Foundation - Version 12.0.0 and later
Oracle Profitability Manager - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In an environment where Oracle Profitability Manager (PFT) was upgraded from 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3, you cannot create a new Mapping Rule.  After entering the Mapping Rule's Name and clicking on the "Continue" button, the following error message appears:

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.
Click here for exception details.

When you "click here", a large java error appears with the following three lines under "## Detail 0 ##":

java.lang.NullPointerException
     at oracle.apps.fem.mappingwizard.webui.MappingWizardCO.initWizard(MappingWizardCO.java:186)
     at oracle.apps.fem.mappingwizard.webui.MappingWizardCO.processRequest(MappingWizardCO.java:58)


This error prevents you from creating a new Mapping Rule.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Go to the Profitability Manager responsibility
  2. Go to Business Rule > Mapping
  3. Click on the Create button
  4. Enter a Rule Name
  5. Click Continue

The error appears.

Cause

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