Applicants are not Able to Register When Applicant Comes from Third Party Site or Home Site (Doc ID 1586041.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After applying Q3 patches, when potential candidates attempt to register in iRecruitment (from Monster or the Home site), the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Excerpts of error stack received:

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Exception Details
  Oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException

(..)

 ## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.server.VisitorAMImpl.createUserParty(VisitorAMImpl.java:639)
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.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:720)
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.register(CommonLoginCO.java:623)
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.ApplyRegisterCO.processFormRequest(ApplyRegisterCO.java:173)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:827)

(..)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Go to the iRecruitment site.
2. Select a job.
3. Register as a new user, and upon submitting the registration, the Java error occurs.

Cause

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