Unexpected Error Message and NullPointerException at DiscussionValidationVOImpl When Using 'Online Discussions' On RFI (Doc ID 1901186.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Supplier Lifecycle Management - Version 12.2.3 and later
Oracle Sourcing - Version 12.2.3 and later
Oracle iSupplier Portal - Version 12.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.2.3 version, Registration and Onboarding

When attempting to use 'Online Discussions' on RFI of type "Supplier Registration and Pre Qualification", the following error occurs.

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.

## Detail 0 ##
at oracle.apps.pon.tools.discussions.server.DiscussionValidationVOImpl.initQuery(DiscussionValidationVOImpl.java:27)
at oracle.apps.pon.tools.discussions.server.DiscussionAMImpl.initHeaderQuery(DiscussionAMImpl.java:102)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create RFI of type Supplier Registration and Pre Qualification
2. Create Discussions
3. Click the action Online Discussions


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