Main Appraiser Submitts Appraisal - Error: java.lang.NullPointerException at java.util.Hashtable.put (Doc ID 1237863.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Performance Management - Version 12.0.4 to 12.1.2 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This note provides a brief overview of


MAFinalRatingsRevPageCO.java


Symptoms

When a main appraiser submits an appraisal (which is initiated by an employee) for approval, the following error occurs.

Error Page
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(OAPageErro
rHandler.java:1169)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.processErrors(OAPageErrorHa
ndler.java:1435)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processFormRequest(OAPageBean.java:
2972)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:1852)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:543)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:431)
at _OA._jspService(_OA.java:212)
at com.orionserver.http.OrionHttpJspPage.service(OrionHttpJspPage.java:59)
...
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:394)
at
oracle.apps.per.selfservice.appraisals.webui.MAFinalRatingsRevPageCO.processFo
rmRequest(MAFinalRatingsRevPageCO.java:258)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHe
lper.java:819)



Steps to Reproduce

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following step

  1. Employee Self-Service
  2. Appraisals
  3. Create an appraisal and share it with his manager at the last step.
  4. Manager Self-Service
  5. Appraisals
  6. Update the appraisal
  7. Give Final Ratings
  8. When clicking on the Submit button at the last step, the error occurs.


The error does not occur if the manager creates the appraisal.  No attachment linked tho the appraisal.

Cause

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