Buyer Work Center - Viewing Details On Global Agreement Fails With Java Exception Error Assertion failure: The value cannot be null. (Doc ID 1597409.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2015

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Using Purchasing, when entering the buyer work center - choosing the blanket agreement - lines region - and attempting to view the details - this action results in exception.

Error:
Error Page
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.Exception: Assertion failure: The value cannot be null.
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:996)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:211)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:720)
at oracle.apps.po.common.webui.ClientUtil.executeServerCommand(ClientUtil.java:152)
at oracle.apps.po.document.common.webui.ItemAttributesCO.processRequest(ItemAttributesCO.java:111)
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)

Replication Steps:
1. Login to the E-Business Suite and choose the Purchasing Module.
2. Buyer work center - Agreements tab
3. Attempt to update the blanket agreement and then click on the lines region to update the lines
4. The error ensues immediately.

Other:
This was happening only on this particular blanket agreement - and other documents worked properly.
The following patches were applied - however - did NOT fix the problem.

<Patch 13650068>:R12.PO.B
<Patch 17153602>:R12.PO.B

Cause

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