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BI Publisher Reports Returning Errors: "Java.lang.NullPointerException" and "Invalid Template Name.: Template =" (Doc ID 2209887.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2018

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to run a custom report directly from BIP, the following errors occur.


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

  1. Login to BIP
  2. Open the custom report to run it
  3. Error is displayed "oracle.xdo.servlet.CreateException: oracle.xdo.servlet.CreateException: oracle.xdo.servlet.CreateException: java.lang.NullPointerException"
  4. Click on the name of the report in Catalog
  5. Error is displayed "Invalid template name.: template ="




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