Java Error: Initialization failed while Opening Contract from Repository Contracts Workbench (Doc ID 2171149.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Procurement Contracts - Version 12.2.5 to 12.2.5 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.5 version, Contracts Repository

Error while clicking on contract number link under under "Expiring Contracts" and "Contracts at Risk" sections in repository contracts workbench

ERROR
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 oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.sql.SQLException: Initialization failed
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
  at oracle.apps.okc.util.webui.RepositoryUtil.filterContractActions(RepositoryUtil.java:1312)
  at oracle.apps.okc.repository.authoring.webui.ContractsPageCO.processRequest(ContractsPageCO.java:69)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:631)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAStackLayoutBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)
.....
java.sql.SQLException: Initialization failed
  at oracle.sql.NUMBER.(NUMBER.java:305)
  at oracle.jbo.domain.Number.(Number.java:289)
  at oracle.apps.okc.util.webui.RepositoryUtil.filterContractActions(RepositoryUtil.java:1302)
  at oracle.apps.okc.repository.authoring.webui.ContractsPageCO.processRequest(ContractsPageCO.java:69)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:631)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAStackLayoutBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Responsibility: Contracts Workbench Administrator
Navigation: Click on contract number from Expiring Contracts section of page.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users are not able to open contracts.

Cause

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