When Attempting to Access Self-Service Benefits for a Specific User, Error: 'java.lang.NullPointerException' (Doc ID 1624903.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Advanced Benefits - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 12.1 HRMS RUP5 version in Self Service Benefits,

When attempting to access Self-Service > Benefits, the following error occurs:

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Adminstrator.


JAVA EXCEPTION DETAILS

java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:394)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageContextImpl.putSessionValue(OAPageContextImpl.java:1464)
at oracle.apps.ben.selfservice.enrollment.webui.EffectiveDateCO.processRequest(EffectiveDateCO.java:289)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:604)

 

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

1. Go to Employee Self-Service.

Cause

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