When an Approver opens a Notification to Approve a Planned Purchase Order the User Receives a NullpointerException Error (Doc ID 2077189.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When opening a Planned Purchase Order (PO) approval notification, the following null pointer exception 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.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:886)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:1009)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:810)
at oracle.apps.po.notifications.webui.POApprvNotifCO.processRequest(POApprvNotifCO.java:48)
...
...
...

## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.po.notifications.server.PONotifAMImpl.getMessageText(PONotifAMImpl.java:152)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)


STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a Planned PO
2. Submit for approval
3. Approver logs in to approve the Planned PO, error occurs

Cause

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