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IRC: NPE Java Exception When Using Personalized Views In Vacancy Search Page (Doc ID 2514472.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to navigate to Vacancy search page after creating personalized view to vacancies and set as default,
the following error occurs.

java Exception occurs:
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAViewObjectImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.irc.common.webui.CustomQueryBeanCO.makeQuery(
at oracle.apps.irc.common.webui.CustomQueryBeanCO.processRequest(

## Detail 0 ## java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.apps.irc.vacancy.server.VacancySearchAMImpl.populateSearchFlex(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(

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

    1. Using iRecruitment Recruiter responsibility.
    2. Go to Vacancies tab.
    3. Select Views.
    4. Click on Personalize.
    5. Create View or Duplicate.
    6. Apply or Apply and View Results.
    7. Then, Access other tab, for example Home.
    8. And change back again to Vacancies tab.
    9. Above exception occurs.




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