American Express Transaction Download Has Error Java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2138409.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Run the American Express Transaction Download and the log shows the error "...java.lang.NullPointerException...".

ERROR
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"...java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.cc.cp.AmexSftpFileDownloader.getFilenameToDownload(AmexSftpFileDownloader.java:144)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.cc.cp.AmexSftpFileDownloader.getFileFromAmex(AmexSftpFileDownloader.java:108)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.cc.cp.AmexFileDownloader.getFileFromAmex(AmexFileDownloader.java:72)
at oracle.apps.ap.oie.cc.cp.AmericanExpressDownloader.runProgram(AmericanExpressDownloader.java:89)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.request.Run.main(Run.java:157)
Unable to connect to the American Express server. This is either because the server does not exist or the server is unreachable. Verify that the American Express server is correct. If a proxy server is needed, set up the proxy server.
..."


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run the American Express Transaction Download


Cause

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