Organisation Diagrammer Editor And View Tree Error: No DBC file specified

(Doc ID 2416648.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : UAT 12.1 HRMS RUP7 version, Hierarchy Diagrammers

When attempting to view organization diagrammer or view tree functionality
the following error occurs.

Your userarea applet has caused a runtime exception, the applet will be
terminated to ensure continued functioning of your form.
java.lang.IllegalStateException: No DBC file specified
at oracle.apps.fnd.common.DBC.intialize(
at oracle.apps.fnd.common.DBC.getFileName(
at oracle.apps.fnd.common.AppsContext.(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. German HRMS Manager> Work Structures>Organization>Org Diagrammer
2. Error is reported.

Navigation path to the View Tree functionality

1. Access System Administrator responsibility
3. Navigate to Application > Menu
4. Query any menu
5. Click view tree button



Applied JWS patches. This issue was present only when using JRE versions higher than 1.6.0_u85.


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