Error: "java.lang.NullPointerException" occurs as User Defined Reports are not running (Doc ID 2182826.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier Cloud Service - Version 15.2.0.0 to 15.2.0.0 [Release 15.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When running all user defined reports, the report generation fails and throws generic exception errors.

/sys/report/action.xml:184: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.skire.webant.taskdefs.GroovyTask.execute(GroovyTask.java:88)
at com.skire.webant.WebTask.perform(WebTask.java:93)

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The user defined reports should run and generate the designed output.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into Primavera Unifier
2. Access the project/shell tab
3. Go to Reports -> User Defined -> Search for any information relevant to the user defined report.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot run the user defined reports.

Cause

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