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java.lang.NullPointerException / Invalid Request Errors Accessing Application Preferences & Dimension Management (Doc ID 2226367.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) 8.0


After installing the Oracle Financial Services Profitability Pack (PFT) 8.0.x, you get errors opening the Dimension Management screens and Application Preferences.

In Application Preferences, the following error appears:

Please contact your System Administrator for more information.

Technical Details

java.lang.NullPointerException at
( at


For example:

In Dimension Management > Hierarchies the following error appears:

Invalid request / Error while processing request

For example:

The errors prevent you from updating information in these screens.


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