Null Pointer Exception While Clicking On Parent Quote Number

(Doc ID 2321560.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Sourcing - Version 12.2.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.6 version, Auction/RFx creation

When attempting to click on Parent Response Number in RFI
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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You have encountered an unexpected error

## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.pon.response.inquiry.server.ViewBidAMImpl.canHideCommercial(ViewBidAMImpl.java:1216)
at oracle.apps.pon.response.inquiry.webui.ViewBidCO.processRequest(ViewBidCO.java:400)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:643)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1389)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Sourcing Home Page -> Click on All responses for any RFI
2. On the RFI page, click the Parent Response Number value
3. Error occurs

Cause

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