Deployment Failure with IllegalArgumentException "Attempt to set property named description (<property_name>) with value = null (class=null). A null value is not allowed for a required property."

(Doc ID 2184928.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Merchandising - Version 10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A custom programmatic import is used to do a multi-threaded import of many assets and then deploys them.  Frequently Deployment fails with the following IllegalArgumentException.


The customer upgraded from to and this issue started to occur frequently.


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