Java.lang.NullPointerException Running Update Constraints on Sandbox Infodom During a PFT/ALM 8.0.4 Upgrade (Doc ID 2289294.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 8.0.4 and later
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 8.0.4 and later
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

When installing Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT) or Asset Liability Management (ALM) 8.0.x, the install stops when running the Update Constraints utility.  Update Constraints processes the main Infodom successfully but fails when processing a 'Sandbox' infodom with the following in the Update.log from $FIC_HOME/utility/UpdateConstraints/logs:

[Wed Jul 05 17:58:47 PET 2017]~[DEBUG]~Query -> SELECT ADAA.V_AUTH_ALIAS, ADAA.V_AUTH_USERNAME, ADAA.V_AUTH_STRING FROM AAI_DB_AUTH_ALIAS ADAA
[Wed Jul 05 17:58:47 PET 2017]~[DEBUG]~Query -> SELECT CONF.PARAMNAME, CONF.PARAMVALUE FROM CONFIGURATION CONF
[Wed Jul 05 17:58:47 PET 2017]~[DEBUG]~Query -> SELECT parametername, value FROM localerepository WHERE localecontext IN (SELECT namespace FROM i18nmaster) AND parametername = 'POSTFIXSTRING' AND localecontext = 'INSTALL' AND revlocale in (SELECT DISTINCT revlocale FROM localerepository a WHERE a.localecontext = 'INSTALL' AND a.localecontext IN (SELECT namespace FROM i18nmaster b WHERE a.revlocale = b.revlocale))
Time taken for query execution -> 1 milliseconds.
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.ModelUpload.Update.Update.main(Update.java:96)
Status:0
Exited with 0
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Utility was executed for 2 infodoms and it was successful for 1.

As a result of this error, you cannot complete the upgrade to PFT / ALM 8.0.x.

Cause

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