Launch Configurator from Standalone HTML File and the Second Time Fails with NullPointerException (Doc ID 1581622.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2016

Applies to:

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

Goal


Launch Configurator from standalone HTML file following the guidelines from R12 Oracle Configurator Implementation Guide,
getting message Application was unable to interpret event information.

Using the standard example from Implementation manual, then
1. Launches a blank page in IE
2. Launches in chrome, but does not show any drop downs.
3. Gives a Null pointer exception when try to launch second time in same chrome browser
 

java.lang.NullPointerException: null

java.lang.NullPointerException
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.PageController.getEngineType(PageController.java:2261)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.PageController.getEngineTech(PageController.java:2265)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.server.CZApplicationModuleImpl.getEngineTech(CZApplicationModuleImpl.java:386)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.webui.ModelRequests.createTreeRequest(ModelRequests.java:395)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.webui.AbstractMainPageController.getModelRequestForTree(AbstractMainPageController.java:1388)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.webui.AbstractMainPageController.getModelRequestForMenu(AbstractMainPageController.java:1306)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.webui.AbstractMainPageController.getModelData(AbstractMainPageController.java:580)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.webui.AbstractMainPageController.loadPageStructure(AbstractMainPageController.java:2718)
    at oracle.apps.cz.runtime.oa.webui.EmbeddedRegionController.processRequest(EmbeddedRegionController.java:99)

Solution

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