NullPointerException In IRecruitment when applying for a job from external application in iRecruitment (Doc ID 1529468.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In iRecruitment , while trying to apply for the job logged in as an external applicant the following error is generated:


ERROR
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java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.irc.common.server.IrcOAApplicationModuleImpl.getPersonEmpPersonType(IrcOAApplicationModuleImpl.java:1431)
at oracle.apps.irc.common.server.IrcOAApplicationModuleImpl.isPersonAnEmployee(IrcOAApplicationModuleImpl.java:1460)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:45)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:37)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:599)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:190)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:133)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:797)
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.IrcCandidatePersonalInfoCO.processRequest(IrcCandidatePersonalInfoCO.java:201)
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)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBea


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Login as guest using irecruitment link and apply for a job


Cause

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