Error In Validation Phase Of "Charters Update" Import Process Instantis EnterpriseTrack

(Doc ID 2282873.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Instantis EnterpriseTrack - Version 16.1.0.0 and later
Instantis EnterpriseTrack Cloud Service - Version 16.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to update a proposal via data import, the following error occurs.

Submission failed.
Evaluation exception during submission.

Executing storage action. [engine-id = <>, engine-name = /adminconfig/dataupload/validate_stagingdata, time = <>EDT] Null pointer exception thrown during callout invocation of public instantis.namespace.DateTime instantis.callout.SWHash.getDate(java.lang.String); instance was null. in
expression [tmpValue_d = currow.getDate(internal_field_name)] in function /dataupload/processdata/charters/validate_charters/validate_updated_charter_table

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in as Application Administrator (app_admin) or user with equivalent privileges
2. Navigate to Charters and verify (charterID) exists
3. Navigate to Administration > Data Import & Export > Data Import
4. Select the 'Charters Update' link > Upload Data link
5. Click 'Browse' and navigate to charter upload (file). Click Upload.
6. Receive a message "...records were successfully uploaded", click 'Done'
7. Click the 'Validate Data' button, click the 'Validate Data' button again.
8. Receive the error

Cause

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