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NullPointerException at java.util.Calendar.setTime When Searching the Batch By Effective Date (Doc ID 2489080.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version 12.2.5 to 12.2 HRMS RUP12 [Release 12.2]
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Problem Statement:

When searching the batch using the effective date and the Preference date format is dd/MMM/yyyy or dd-MM-yyyy, following error occurs.

You have encountered an unexpected error.Please contact your system administrator.

Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
## Detail 0 ##
at java.util.Calendar.setTime(
at java.text.SimpleDateFormat.format(
at java.text.SimpleDateFormat.format(
at java.text.DateFormat.format(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)



Steps to Reproduce:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1.  Log in as Manager Self-Service
  2.  Go to the Search or Create Batch page (Function: PAY_BEE_SS)
  3.  Enter date (format:dd/MMM/yyyy or dd-MM-yyyy) in the "Search By Effective Date" and click Go button.



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