NullPointerException Error When Creating an Offer (Doc ID 1194343.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Sep-2013***


Symptoms

When clicking on New Offer link on the home page and enter some search criteria, the following error occurs after pressing Next button without selecting an application:

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:

java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:393)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageContextImpl.putSessionValue(OAPageContextImpl.java:1405)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.offers.webui.ApplicationSelectionCO.processFormRequest(ApplicationSelectionCO.java:95)
(..)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Responsibility: iRecruitment Recruiter.
2. Navigation: iRecruitment Home.
3. Click on New Offer link in top left corner.
4. In Create Offer: Select Application screen enter search criteria and press 'Next' button.
5. Get error message.

Cause

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