Get java.lang.nullPointerexception when Navigating to Offers Tab on Candidate Details Page

(Doc ID 1962440.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.1.1 to 12.2.4 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When navigating to Offers tab on Candidate Details page, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact your System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

Error stack:

Error Page
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:647)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAStackLayoutBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1003)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:970)

(..)

## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.irc.offers.webui.OfferDetailsRNCO.processRequest(OfferDetailsRNCO.java:77)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:631)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAStackLayoutBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1003)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:970)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:690)

(..)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Responsibility: iRecruitment Recruiter
2. Navigation: iRecruitment Home - Candidates tab - Individuals tab
3. Search for applicant
4. Click on applicant name link
5. Navigate to Offers tab
6. Get error message

WORKAROUND / WHAT IS WORKING
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No error message is received when using the following navigation:

Vacancies tab > View Applicants > Applicant details > Offers

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot view offers from Candidate Details page.

Cause

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