Standard Apprisal - Null Point Error (Doc ID 1499742.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Install

When attempting to use Standard Appraisals, having a default Appraisal Start Date and End date which are user editable. But when user changes the Appraisal Start and End Date
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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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.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:886)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:1009)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:211)


## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.per.selfservice.appraisals.server.AppraisalsAMImpl.initAppraisalTemplate(AppraisalsAMImpl.java:1128)
at oracle.apps.per.selfservice.appraisals.server.AppraisalsAMImpl.initAppraisalVO(AppraisalsAMImpl.java:1000)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:190)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:153)



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Manager Self Service > Standard Apprisal > Default Apprisal Start and End Date (Editable) > User changes the date



Cause

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