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Java.lang.NullPointerException Error Page When Clicking On Work Request (Doc ID 2352047.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Asset Management - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to click on work request number hyperlink, the following error occurs.
The issue started after applying RUP Patch.


ERROR

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the system administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.
 
  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:636)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAFlowLayoutBean.processRequest(OAFlowLayoutBean.java:353)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:992)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:959)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:679)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.nav.OAPageButtonBarBean.processRequest(OAPageButtonBarBean.java:351)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1013)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:959)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:679)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1168)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1569)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:992)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:959)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:679)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.form.OAFormBean.processRequest(OAFormBean.java:385)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:992)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:959)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:679)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:252)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OABodyBean.processRequest(OABodyBean.java:353)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processRequest(OAPageBean.java:2697)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:1979)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:559)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:441)
at _OA._jspService(_OA.java:205)
at com.orionserver.http.OrionHttpJspPage.service(OrionHttpJspPage.java:59)
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspPageTable.service(JspPageTable.java:473)
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspServlet.internalService(JspServlet.java:594)
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:518)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:856)
at com.evermind.server.http.ResourceFilterChain.doFilter(ResourceFilterChain.java:64)
at oracle.apps.jtf.base.session.ReleaseResFilter.doFilter(ReleaseResFilter.java:26)
at com.evermind.server.http.EvermindFilterChain.doFilter(EvermindFilterChain.java:15)
at oracle.apps.fnd.security.AppsServletFilter.doFilter(AppsServletFilter.java:429)
at com.evermind.server.http.ServletRequestDispatcher.invoke(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:642)
at com.evermind.server.http.ServletRequestDispatcher.forwardInternal(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:391)
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.doProcessRequest(HttpRequestHandler.java:908)
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.processRequest(HttpRequestHandler.java:458)
at com.evermind.server.http.AJPRequestHandler.run(AJPRequestHandler.java:313)
at com.evermind.server.http.AJPRequestHandler.run(AJPRequestHandler.java:199)
at oracle.oc4j.network.ServerSocketReadHandler$SafeRunnable.run(ServerSocketReadHandler.java:260)
at com.evermind.util.ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor$MyWorker.run(ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor.java:303)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.eam.utilities.Util.getAttributeFromVO(Util.java:700)


STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Responsibility: Maintenance Super User.
2. Click on Work Requests tab.
3. View = Approved Work Orders.
4. Click on work request # and receive the aforementioned error.

Cause

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