Setup>Personnel>Buyers form Errs on Opening With 'You Have Encountered an Unexpected Error' (Doc ID 1381163.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  12.1.3
After applying <Patch: 11839172>R12.PO.B with PurchasingBuyersCO.java 120.8.12010000.2 when opening the buyers form the following error message is returned:

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

The Exception Details shows the additional error messaging: 

Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(
OAException.java:996) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod
(OAUtility.java: 211) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.
OAApplicationModuleImpl. invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:720) at
oracle.apps.po.common.webui.ClientUtil.executeServerCommand(ClientUtil.java:1
52) at oracle.apps.po.setup.webui.PurchasingBuyersCO. processFormRequest(PurchasingBuyersCP.java:132) at .......
java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.jbo.server.ViewRowSetImpl.insertRowAtInternal( ViewRowSetImpl.java:1666 ) at
oracle.jbo.server.ViewRowSetImpl.insertViewRowAt(ViewRowSetImpl.java:1641)
at oracle.jbo.server.ViewRowSetImpl.insertRowAt(ViewRowSetImpl.java:1755) at
oracle.jbo.......

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. From Purchasing navigate to Setup>Personnel>Buyers
2. Exception occurs when attempting to open the form

Changes

Applied <Patch: 11839172>R12.PO.B.

Cause

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