R12.1 - Payment Format Instructions Completes With Error NullPointerException (Doc ID 1190093.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On application version 12.1.2 in Production instance, the Payment Format Instructions completes with the following error (reported in the log file)

ERROR
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Template type: RTF
Default Output type: null
Format setup record: Format{formatCode:=BDA_MICR_CHECK,formatType:=OUTBOUND_PAYMENT_INSTRUCTION,templateCode:=XXBDA_IBYDC_STD1,defaultOutputType:=null,locale:=en_00,extract:=Extract{extractCode:=IBY_FD_PAYMENT_INSTRUCTION,extractVersion:=1}}
Size of the extract generated -- doc::5266847
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDFormatProgramUtils.doExtractAndFormatCore(FDFormatProgramUtils.java:316)
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDFormatProgramUtils.doExtractAndFormatCommon(FDFormatProgramUtils.java:227)
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDFormatProgramUtils.doPmtInstrExtractAndFormat(FDFormatProgramUtils.java:90)
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDExtractAndFormatting.doExtractAndFormat(FDExtractAndFormatting.java:456)
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDExtractAndFormatting.runMainLogic(FDExtractAndFormatting.java:278)
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDExtractAndFormatting.runProgram(FDExtractAndFormatting.java:159)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.request.Run.main(Run.java:157)

An error occurred. Roll back any changes.


STEPS
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Run the Format Payment Instructions program

Changes

RECENT CHANGES
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Migrate couple of patches as listed below.

apply paches
9757990 
8934107 
9281404 
6390830 

Cause

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