EBS Homepage Errors: Unable To Generate Forwarding URL Exception: oracle.apps.fnd.common.AppsException: java.lang.NullPointerException: null Connection

(Doc ID 2055421.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - 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, IAS for Applications Technology
when attempting to open E-Business Suite (EBS) homepage,
the following error occurs:

Unable to generate forwarding URL. Exception: oracle.apps.fnd.common.AppsException: java.lang.NullPointerException: null Connection


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open the EBS homepage.
2. The error results.

Checked Profile value of "Initialization SQL Statement - Custom" is null.

Checked MO: Security Profile" and it is not an invalid non-number value.

Cause

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