Get java.lang.NullPointerException, LoginManager.java:575 Error when Attempting to Login from a Bookmarked URL in iRecruitment (Doc ID 1054060.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.1 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Jul-2015***


Symptoms

When attempting to login from a bookmarked URL as a candidate, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact your System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

Excerpts of error stack received:

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## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.per.util.LoginManager.setContext(LoginManager.java:575)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.server.VisitorAMImpl.setContext(VisitorAMImpl.java:1366)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:324)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:190)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:708)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.getLoginUrl(CommonLoginCO.java:310)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.loginToFunction(CommonLoginCO.java:189)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.ApplyLoginCO.processFormRequest(ApplyLoginCO.java:221)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.VisAplyLoginPageCO.processFormRequest(VisAplyLoginPageCO.java:81)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:810)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:363)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1159)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1579)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1022) 

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STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Attempt to login to company website to apply for job.
    (Bookmarked URL attempts to bypass security and brings back a null for security group.)
2. Hit Enter.
3. Get error message.

Cause

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