Personalising of Batch Element Entries In Self Service error with You have encountered an unexpected error. (Doc ID 1613853.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Element Types, Links, Entries

Need to hide some fields as we do not want the users to see them (e.g change "Purge after change').
When attempting to personalize Batch element entries, for self service, Batch page
The personalisation is setting Rendered to False, however, when returning to the screen to create a new element, get an error after clicking on the next button,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.
Java stack trace shows:
## Detail 0
## java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.apps.pay.selfservice.bee.webui.CreateBatchCO.processFormRequest(CreateBatchCO.java:467)



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Responsibility : Manager Self Service
Navigate> Batch Element Entry : Create Batch : Personalize "Batch Preferences"
Personalize - Message Check Box: Purge After Change
At Responsibility: Manager Self Service level, set Rendered to False
Press Apply : Return to Application
Set Batch Effective Date
Press Next
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.
## Detail 0
## java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.apps.pay.selfservice.bee.webui.CreateBatchCO.processFormRequest(CreateBatchCO.java:467)

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, We cannot deploy the self service batch element Entry

Cause

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