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While Opening Notification Received After Global Deployment Approval Is Completed; Error: Java Null Pointer Exception (Doc ID 2293090.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On 12.1 HRMS RUP 9 version of the Application, In the Global Deployment Approval.

When attempting to open the Final Approved notification of global deployment for the second time, after using the link "Return to Worklist" on the same notification, the following error occurred:

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.
Click here for exception details.

Exception Log:

Error Page
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.per.deployment.webui.DeploymentProposalReviewCreateCO.processRequest(


## Detail 0 ##
at oracle.apps.per.deployment.server.PersonDeploymentProposalAMImpl.initDeploymentReview(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(

Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Login to the Application, and create a Global Deployment Transaction.

    2. Final Approver approved the Transaction.

    3. Now system sends a notification on the approval.

    4. Now Open up the Notification which opens up successfully.

    5. Now use the "Return to Worklist" Link, which takes you back to the application home page.

    6. Now when try reopening the same notification, got the above error message.

    7. When opened up the exception log, got the above log details.





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