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Filters and Guided Navigation Not Working In One Instance After Cloned From Production (Doc ID 2218135.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


On : 12.1.3 version, Endeca based search (V4)

Endeca performance and errors on iProcurement filters and guided navigation after cloned from Production.

Error shown:

Caused by: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor1382.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at com.endeca.portlet.EndecaPortlet.serveResource(
... 95 more
Caused by: javax.portlet.PortletException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.endeca.portlet.navigation.NavigationPortlet.expandDimension(
at com.endeca.portlet.navigation.NavigationPortlet.serveResourceExpandDimension(
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.endeca.portlet.navigation.NavigationPortlet.addExposedRefinement(
at com.endeca.portlet.navigation.NavigationPortlet.getNavigationMenuItem(
at com.endeca.portlet.navigation.NavigationPortlet.expandDimension(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Clone the instance
2. Check the guided navigation


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