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

Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2022

Applies to:

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


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 Page
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(
## Detail 0 ##
at java.util.Hashtable.put(
at oracle.apps.irc.candidateSearch.server.ApplicantsForVacancyAMImpl.commitMassUpdate(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(

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

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


 applied <patch 27529397>


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