Nullpointerexception When Personalizing Supplier Advanced Search

(Doc ID 2326785.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Supplier Lifecycle Management - Version 12.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Supplier Management 12.2.5 when attempting to personalize the search page for advanced search, then click on advanced search link, the following error occurs:

 
Exception Details.
 oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:647)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAStackLayoutBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)
...
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.ego.common.util.EgoSearchFwkUtil.seperateCriteria(EgoSearchFwkUtil.java:2460)
at oracle.apps.ego.common.util.EgoSearchFwkUtil.seperateCriteriaBasedonDataLevelId(EgoSearchFwkUtil.java:2351)
at oracle.apps.ego.common.webui.EgoSearchTwoColLayoutCO.renderTwoColumnLayout(EgoSearchTwoColLayoutCO.java:783)
at oracle.apps.ego.common.webui.EgoSearchTwoColLayoutCO.processRequest(EgoSearchTwoColLayoutCO.java:617)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:631)



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Go to Supplier Management Responsibility > Suppliers > Advanced Search
2. Go down to display formats and choose basic reports format
3. Click the Personalize button
4. Click on the advanced search link in the navigation ( for ex. Suppliers > Advanced Search >)
5. Error occurs


Due to this issue, users attempting to get back to advanced search page in this manner get an error

Cause

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