ADFDI-05530: unable to initialize worksheet: Detail Asset Additions - JBO-29000 NullPointerException (Doc ID 1264999.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Assets - Version 1.0-Beta and later
Oracle Fusion Assets Cloud Service - Version 11.1.9.2.0 to 11.1.9.2.0 [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

When attempting to add assets via ADFdi spreadsheet,
the following error occurs on launching the Excel spreadsheet for Detail Asset Additions:


ERROR
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ADFDI-05530: unable to initialize worksheet: Detail Asset Additions

When clicking on Details:

oracle.jbo.JboException: JBO-29000: Unexpected exception caught:
java.lang.NullPointerException, msg=null
Cause: java.lang.NullPointerException:
Detail: java.lang.NullPointerException:


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BindingContainerServerExceptions: oracle.jbo.JboException: JBO-29000:
Unexpected exception caught: java.lang.NullPointerException, msg=null
Cause: java.lang.NullPointerException:
Detail: java.lang.NullPointerException:

Source: adfdi-datamanager
Stack:
at oracle.adf.client.windows.datamanager.BindingContainer.ReadXml
(XmlReader xmlreader)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Additions > Add Assets in Spreadsheets
2. Select a depreciation book and the template AdditionsDetailFixedAssets.xlsx, click on Go
3. When the spreadsheet opens in Excel and asks to connect, sign in to Fusion Applications

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot add assets in spreadsheet.

Cause

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