Java Null Pointer Error Received after First Transmission When Processing Inbound Staging Transmissions in Groups (Doc ID 1132998.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Management - Version: 5.5.04.07 to 6.1.3 - Release: 5.5 to 6.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to use Staging Transmission processing with number of inbound staging transmissions set to more than one at a time, the following error occurs after the first transmission processes successfully.

ERROR
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2010-05-06 18:08:05.010 0 Error Exception java.lang.NullPointerException

java.lang.NullPointerException
at glog.server.workflow.notify.XMLTransmissionHelper.shouldStopSendOutbound(XMLTransmissionHelper.java:427)
at glog.util.httppost.HttpPostTransmission.shouldStopSend(HttpPostTransmission.java:41)
at glog.util.httppost.HttpPostEvent$Listener.trigger(HttpPostEvent.java:223)
at glog.util.event.MemoryEventQueueRunnable.processEvent(MemoryEventQueueRunnable.java:141)
at glog.util.event.MemoryEventQueueRunnable.run(MemoryEventQueueRunnable.java:96)
at glog.util.event.EventThread.run(EventThread.java:82)
at java.lang.Thread.run()V(Unknown Source)



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Login into a support instance running 5.5.04

1. Navigate to Business Process and Automation > Process Management > Staging Transmission Processing
2. Select All for Transmission Direction
3. Select your Saved Query that you wish to use
4. For Number of Inbound Staging Transmissions input a value.
5. For Number of Outbound Staging Transmissions, input 0
6. Click Schedule
7. Schedule to processing to run (can be every 2 minutes or whatever you would like to use)
6. Upload several (4 or 6) transmissions

Cause

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