Getting oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException Error After Entering Username and Password (Doc ID 2044048.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Framework - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications 12.1.3,
after entering username and password, when the user clicks on the login button, following Error occurs:

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:620)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
...
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.navigate.webui.OANewHomePageCO.processRequest(OANewHomePageCO.java:269)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:604)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
...
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.navigate.webui.OANewHomePageCO.processRequest(OANewHomePageCO.java:269)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:604)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Enter the username and password in the application login page.
2. Click on the Login button.
3. Application home page shows error.

Cause

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