Get Nullpointerexception when Pressing Next Button on Create Vacancy: Format Job Posting Page (Doc ID 1350408.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31-Jul-2015***

Symptoms

When attempting to create a new vacancy, the following error occurs after pressing Next button on the Create Vacancy: Format Job Posting page:

ERROR
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You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact your System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

Excerpts of error stack:

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.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:616)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAHeaderBean.processRequest(OAHeaderBean.java:391)

(..)

## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.irc.communication.webui.CommPropDsplyStkRNCO.processRequest(CommPropDsplyStkRNCO.java:75)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:600)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAHeaderBean.processRequest(OAHeaderBean.java:391)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:968)

(..)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Responsibility: iRecruitment Recruiter or iRecruitment Manager.
2. Navigation: iRecruitment Home - Vacancies tab.
3. Press Create a Vacancy button.
4. On Create Vacancy: Format Job Posting page, press Next button.
5. Get error message.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create vacancies.

Cause

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