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Error message when accessing EBS login page "Unable To Generate Forwarding URL" (Doc ID 1578753.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Oracle Applications 12.1.3,
when attempting to log into applications, the following error occurs:

Unable to generate forwarding URL. Exception: oracle.apps.fnd.common.AppsException: java.lang.NullPointerException: null Connection

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Launch the EBS login URL http://host.domain/OA_HTML/AppsLogin

The issue has the following business impact:
Users are unable to login


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