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Null Pointer Exception When Finalizing Initial Scalar IMD After Meter Exchange (Doc ID 2536382.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Utilities Customer to Meter Base - Version to [Release 2.6]
Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management - Version to [Release 2.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


As part of the D1-ExchangeMeter Field Task Type (Extendable Lookup D1-FieldTaskTypeLookup), customer has configured the "Create FA IMD" Completion Event to record the removal and install reads for the meter exchange.  When performing a meter exchange, the inbound communication fails to initiate completion events due to the Create FA IMD Completion Event creating an IMD (BO D1-InitialLoadIMDScalar) for the new meter and unable to finalize due a null pointer exception. The null pointer exception occurs in the D1-TRAN-UT algorithm plugged in on the D1-InitialLoadIMDScalar COMPLETE status. 

Sample stack trace of exception found in log file:




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