Java.lang.NullPointerException When External Candidate Applies for a Vacancy Via the Email to Job Seekers

(Doc ID 2084858.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

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


On : 12.1 HRMS RUP7 version, General iRecruitment

When attempting to apply for a vacancy via the links in the notification sent to job seekers, the following error occurs.

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.

Exception details:
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.processErrors(
## Detail 0 ##
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.getLoginUrl(
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.CommonLoginCO.loginToFunction(
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.ApplyLoginCO.processFormRequest(
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.VisAplyLoginPageCO.processFormRequest(
at com.evermind.util.ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor$

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1 Run the iRecruitment Email Vacancies to Job Seekers process.
2. Open the email which gets sent to an external candidate.
3. Click on the url to view the vacancy.
4. Click the Apply button.
5. Log on to iRecruitment.


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