Sourcing Approver User (Worklist) Error When Trying To Review The Content Of Negotiation

(Doc ID 2357926.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Sourcing - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Sourcing RFQ approval notification encounters an error when the approver user tries to review the content of the negotiation from the notification Worklist

ERROR

Error Page
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)
...
...
Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.inquiry.webui.AbstractFormsInquiryCO.processRequest(AbstractFormsInquiryCO.java:57)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:631)

STEPS TO REPRODUCE

  1. Login to E-Business Suite (EBS)
  2. Open the notification Worklist
  3. Open a notification for "Approval Required : RFQ..."
  4. On the notification click the Review link, and get the error

Workaround

1. Set MO: Operating Unit (OU) at site level: Argentina
2. Set OU at Responsibility level to Brazil
3. Select the Brazil responsibility (make sure to open the responsibility first) go to Notifications and open it.

This works without error. But if the user opens the notification in the Worklist, without selecting any responsibility, the error is shown.

Changes

 

Cause

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