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Import Transaction Using REST Api : Error in initializeMetadataForRestImport while processing InputFile java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2933492.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Incentive Compensation Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Import Transaction submitted using REST api error.  This has been working fine before.

ERROR from  SYSTASK_LOG generated in the Diagnostic file :
Some system error occurred with the content management server. Please contact administrator helpdesk.
Error in initializeMetadataForRestImport while processing InputFile for Batch: 300000080059854; with Input File : UCMFA03807081
Exception: java.lang.NullPointerException at<init>:279
Exception Message : null
Batch : 300000080059854:Error in SQLLDR Data/Ctl Generation with Exception :
Some system error occurred. Please contact administrator helpdesk.
Exception details - generateSQLLDRCtlDataFile: java.lang.NullPointerException
300000080059854:Exception while Generating Control and Data Files :
Exception while deleting Queue Row/DB temp repository; Exception :
java.lang.NullPointerException at<init>:279
Exception during the Log/Ctl file generation of File Import Batch process,
logs will not get created, status : COMPLETE_WITH_ERRORS
Biz Exception in File Import Batch Process with Exception : ERROR at
Error in Batch CoOrdinator With Exception : Error:ERROR at

1. Using REST api to upload the file to UCM server then call .../crmRestApi/resources/latest/importActivities REST to create the Import Activity
2. However, if create the Import Activity via the application UI, it works.
    Tools > Import Management > Create Import Activity
        [ Object ] = Incentive Transaction


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