Mandatory Country LOV Contains Blank First Row Causing NullPointerException (Doc ID 2041205.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1 HRMS RUP8 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

Problem Statement:

Creating employee or contact address in Self Service Human Resources(SSHR). Country List of Values(LOV) drop down list contains a blank row, which causes error when selecting the blank value.

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.server.OAPlsqlViewObjectImpl.callAPI(OAPlsqlViewObjectImpl.java:196)
....
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.per.selfservice.personalinformation.server.AddressUpdateVORowImpl.insertRow(AddressUpdateVORowImpl.java:1203)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAPlsqlViewRowImpl.callAPI(OAPlsqlViewRowImpl.java:117)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAPlsqlViewObjectImpl.callAPI(OAPlsqlViewObjectImpl.java:163)

 

Steps to Reproduce:

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

  1.  Login with Employee Self-Service
  2.  Open the Enter New Address page.
     (N) Personal Information > Click on Add button for Main Address
  3.  Select blank row from the country LOV.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Error occurs.



Cause

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