Java Null Pointer Exception Error When trying to Create the Entity from UIM UI

(Doc ID 1981413.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management - Version 7.2.5.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading to UIM 7.2.5.1, Customer is facing issue- when creating new Entity of Place from UIM UI

java.lang.NullPointerException

ADF_FACES-60097: For more information, please see the server's error log for an entry beginning with ADF_FACES-60096:Server Exception during PPR, #12

####<Feb 11, 2015 10:21:23 AM EET> <Error> <oracle.adfinternal.controller.application.AdfcExceptionHandler> <xl01cn08.romtelecom.ro> <dev01_uim81> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <uimadmin> <> <ncZHL0up500000000> <1423642883353> <ADFC-50018> <ADFc: No exception handler was found for an application exception.
javax.faces.FacesException: javax.servlet.ServletException: OracleJSP error:
javax.faces.FacesException: javax.el.ELException: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.sun.faces.context.ExternalContextImpl.dispatch(ExternalContextImpl.java:415)
    at org.apache.myfaces.trinidad.context.ExternalContextDecorator.dispatch(ExternalContextDecorator.java:44)
....

Caused By: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at oracle.communications.inventory.ui.specification.delegate.SpecificationDelegate.getEntityCharacteristics(SpecificationDelegate.java:323)
    at oracle.communications.inventory.ui.framework.bean.InventoryEditBean.getCharacteristics(InventoryEditBean.java:420)
    at oracle.communications.inventory.ui.framework.bean.InventoryBean.getCharacteristicsMap(InventoryBean.java:1609)
    at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor628.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
    at javax.el.BeanELResolver.getValue(BeanELResolver.java:293)
    at com.sun.faces.el.DemuxCompositeELResolver._getValue(DemuxCompositeELResolver.jav

Cause

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