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

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version to 12.1.1 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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


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:


## Detail 0 ##
at oracle.apps.per.util.LoginManager.setContext(
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.server.VisitorAMImpl.setContext(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.getLoginUrl(
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.loginToFunction(
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.ApplyLoginCO.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.VisAplyLoginPageCO.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren( 


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.


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