Buyer Work Center Place On Hold On Purchase Order Error oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2086027.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2015

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.2.4 version, Purchase Order

In Buyer Work Center, when attempt to Place On Hold on Purchase Order, system shows error message below:

ERROR
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Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the system administrator.
Click here for exception details.

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.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(OAPageErrorHandler.java:1169)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.processErrors(OAPageErrorHandler.java:1435)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processFormRequest(OAPageBean.java:3173)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:1924)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:567)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:455)
at _pages.__oa._jspService(__oa.java:233)
at weblogic.servlet.jsp.JspBase.service(JspBase.java:34)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper$ServletServiceAction.run(StubSecurityHelper.java:227)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.StubSecurityHelper.invokeServlet(StubSecurityHelper.java:125)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletStubImpl.execute(ServletStubImpl.java:301)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.TailFilter.doFilter(TailFilter.java:26)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at oracle.apps.fnd.security.WLFilter.doFilter(WLFilter.java:213)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at oracle.apps.jtf.cabo.interceptor.JTFWrapperFilter.doFilter(JTFWrapperFilter.java:141)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at oracle.apps.jtf.base.session.ReleaseResFilter.doFilter(Unknown Source)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at oracle.apps.fnd.security.AppsServletFilter.doFilter(AppsServletFilter.java:432)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter$1.run(JpsAbsFilter.java:119)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(AccessController.java:366)
at oracle.security.jps.util.JpsSubject.doAsPrivileged(JpsSubject.java:315)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.util.JpsPlatformUtil.runJaasMode(JpsPlatformUtil.java:442)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter.runJaasMode(JpsAbsFilter.java:103)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsAbsFilter.doFilter(JpsAbsFilter.java:171)
at oracle.security.jps.ee.http.JpsFilter.doFilter(JpsFilter.java:71)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at oracle.dms.servlet.DMSServletFilter.doFilter(DMSServletFilter.java:139)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.FilterChainImpl.doFilter(FilterChainImpl.java:60)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.wrapRun(WebAppServletContext.java:3748)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext$ServletInvocationAction.run(WebAppServletContext.java:3714)
at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(AuthenticatedSubject.java:321)
at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(SecurityManager.java:120)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.securedExecute(WebAppServletContext.java:2283)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.WebAppServletContext.execute(WebAppServletContext.java:2182)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletRequestImpl.run(ServletRequestImpl.java:1491)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:256)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:221)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. In Buyer Work Center, choose on purchase order, select action = Place On Hold
2. System shows error message:

Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the system administrator.
Click here for exception details.

3. Click here link for check the detail, it shows error message above.




BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot put POs on Hold.

Cause

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