Getting Error "oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.ClassCastException: " When Attempting to Give Final Ratings in R12.2.4 (Doc ID 2080834.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.2.4 version, Appraisals

When attempting to give final ratings by the Main Appraiser, the following error occurs.

ERROR
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.ClassCastException: oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.message.OAMessageRichTextEditorBean incompatible with oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OARawTextBean
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:647)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:267)
  ...
  ...
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.ClassCastException: oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.message.OAMessageRichTextEditorBean incompatible with oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OARawTextBean
at ikn.oracle.apps.per.selfservice.appraisals.webui.xxxOverallRatingsCO1.processRequest(xxxOverallRatingsCO1.java:40)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:631)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:267)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAHeaderBean.processRequest(OAHeaderBean.java:391)
  ...
  ...



STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into Applications as Main Appraiser.
2. Navigate as Manager Self-Service >> Performance Management
3. Next page is "Performance Management Task List" page.
   Click on "Go to Task" for task "Appraisal".
4. Next page is "Appraisals as Main Appraiser".
    Click on "Appraise" icon for one of the employees.
5. Next page is "Main Appraiser Review".
    Click on "Give Overall Comments".
    Then the above OA Exception is thrown.


Cause

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