r12.1: Unable To To Search In Supplier In Buyer Work Center; Exception: Assertion failure: The value cannot be null.

(Doc ID 1684631.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

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


In Buyer Work Center (BWC), while searching the PO supplier, the following error is observed.

For the same supplier, when query via core forms > PO Summary, record is displayed.


You have encountered and unexpected error.  Please contact system administrator for assistance.

The exception shows the following:

java.lang.Exception: Assertion failure: The value cannot be null.

at oracle.apps.po.common.Assert.fail(Assert.java:79)
at oracle.apps.po.common.Assert.assertTrue(Assert.java:37)
at oracle.apps.po.common.Assert.assertNotNull(Assert.java:305)
at oracle.apps.po.common.Assert.assertNotNull(Assert.java:296)


1. Navigate to Purchasing responsibility

2. Go to Buyer workcenter > Orders 

3. Query with supplier the above error observed


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