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IRC: Update Applicants Status In Bulk Cause Java Exception After Patch 27529397 (Doc ID 2519769.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1 HRMS RUP9 version, Candidate Management

After implementing <patch 27529397>,
when attempting to update applicants status in bulk without passing the Status Change Date,
the following error occurs.

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.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:886)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:1009)
...
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:394)
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSearch.server.ApplicantsForVacancyAMImpl.commitMassUpdate(ApplicantsForVacancyAMImpl.java:404)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
...



Note: Previously it was possible to update the applicant statuses in bulk leaving the Status Change Date field empty.

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. using IRecruitment Recruiter responsibility
2. Go to vacancies->View Applicants->Select 2 or more applicants then select Update Status
3. fill in New Status, Change Reason and leave the Status Change Date empty
4. Click on Submit then above Java exception occurs


Changes

 applied <patch 27529397>

Cause

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