Update Approved Agreements/Po In Buyer Work Center Gives Java Error-You have encountered an unexpected error. (Doc ID 1425753.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version: 12.1.3 and later   [Release: 12.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to save/submit a change to an approved Agreement/PO from the Buyer Work Center, the user encounters a java exception: You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

Clicking on the error link provides the following: Error Page
Exception Details. oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:896) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(OAPageErr orHandler.java:1169) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.processErrors(OAPageErrorH andler.java:1435) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processFormRequest(OAPageBean.java :2867) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:1840) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:538) at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:426) at _OA._jspService(_OA.java:212)

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1-Update the Agreed Amount and Amount Limit
2-Clicked Save Button
3-Error:
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact System Administrator for assistance.
4-Press Back Arrow on the Top Left Corner
You will come back to the same page as of before.
5-Now Save it or Submit
Status Changed to Requires Reapproval
 

Cause

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