Null Pointer Exception Error Message While Updating Supplier Level Business Classifications (Doc ID 2045030.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2015

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version,  iSupplier Portal

When attempting to update Business Classifications at Supplier level, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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You have encountered unexpected error ,please contact the system administrator for assistance.
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.pos.supplier.webui.BusClassCO.processFormRequest(BusClassCO.java:151)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:819)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:385)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1206)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1579)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1031)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:997)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:852)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:385)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.form.OAFormBean.processFormRequest(OAFormBean.java:395)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1031)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:997)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:852)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:385)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Supplier Management Administrator Responsibility
2. Supplier > Trying to update Business Classifications at Supplier level
3. Getting the following error:
  You have encountered unexpected error ,please contact the system administrator for assistance.
  java.lang.NullPointerException

Cause

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