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Null Pointer Exception Occurs When Setting the Inactive Date Value As Current System Date for a Supplier (Doc ID 2448649.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Supplier Hub - Version 12.2.3 to 12.2.6 [Release 12.2]
Oracle iSupplier Portal - Version 12.2.3 to 12.2.6 [Release 12.2]
Oracle Supplier Lifecycle Management - Version 12.2.3 to 12.2.6 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Oracle Supplier Hub, Release 12.2.6, an error occurs when attempting to set the Inactive Date for a supplier using the current system date (today's date).
Due to this issue, the supplier administrators cannot inactivate suppliers as needed.

 

Error


Error Page
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.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:886)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:1009)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:741)
at oracle.apps.pos.supplier.webui.OrganizationCO.processFormRequest(OrganizationCO.java:686)
at oracle.apps.pos.sdh.ext.user.webui.ByrOrgAttrCO.processFormRequest(ByrOrgAttrCO.java:124)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:909)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1579)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1121)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1087)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:942)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.form.OAFormBean.processFormRequest(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1121)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1087)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:942)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OABodyBean.processFormRequest(OABodyBean.java:363)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processFormRequest(OAPageBean.java:3397)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:2061)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:586)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:474)
at _pages.__oa._jspService(__oa.java:233)
..
..
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.sql.DATE.compareTo(DATE.java:1302)
at oracle.apps.pos.supplier.server.ByrSuppAMImpl.validateInactiveDate(ByrSuppAMImpl.java:1414)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:741)
at oracle.apps.pos.supplier.webui.OrganizationCO.processFormRequest(OrganizationCO.java:686)
at oracle.apps.pos.sdh.ext.user.webui.ByrOrgAttrCO.processFormRequest(ByrOrgAttrCO.java:124)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:909)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processFormRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1579)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1121)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1087)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:942)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.form.OAFormBean.processFormRequest(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1121)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1087)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:942)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:424)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OABodyBean.processFormRequest(OABodyBean.java:363)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processFormRequest(OAPageBean.java:3397)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:2061)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:586)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:474)
at _pages.__oa._jspService(__oa.java:233)
..
..

  


Steps To Reproduce

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to Oracle Applications.
2. Select the Supplier Data Librarian responsibility > Suppliers Home.
3. On the Suppliers home page, search for the desired supplier.
4. In the search results, click the Update icon (pencil) for the supplier.
5. On the Update Supplier - Organization page, add the Inactive Date value as today's date.  and click the Save button. The error occurs at this point.




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