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NullPointerException When Choose the Create RFQ/RFI/Auction Links in Oracle Sourcing After Upgrade to Release 12.2.9 (Doc ID 2646063.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Sourcing - Version 12.2.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Oracle Sourcing and Oracle Purchasing, Release 12.2.9, an error occurs when attempting to create an RFQ, RFI or Auction.

The issue began to occur after upgrading from Release 12.2.6. Prior to the upgrade, in Release 12.2.6 the users were able to successfully begin the creation of the sourcing documents.
Due to this issue, users cannot create sourcing negotiations.


Error

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Exception Details.
 oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.creation.server.NegotiationCreationAMImpl.setupSourcingProject(NegotiationCreationAMImpl.java:8715)
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.creation.server.NegotiationCreationAMImpl.initForHeaderPage(NegotiationCreationAMImpl.java:1358)
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.creation.webui.NegCreationHeaderPageCO.processRequest(NegCreationHeaderPageCO.java:1273)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:658)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1825)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1588)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1101)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1068)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:717)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.form.OAFormBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1101)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1068)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:717)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OABodyHelper.processRequest(OABodyHelper.java:119)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OABodyBean.processRequest(OABodyBean.java:353)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processRequest(OAPageBean.java:3338)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:2326)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:607)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:487)
at _pages.__oa._jspService(__oa.java:233)
..
..
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.creation.server.NegotiationCreationAMImpl.setupSourcingProject(NegotiationCreationAMImpl.java:8715)
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.creation.server.NegotiationCreationAMImpl.initForHeaderPage(NegotiationCreationAMImpl.java:1358)
at oracle.apps.pon.negotiation.creation.webui.NegCreationHeaderPageCO.processRequest(NegCreationHeaderPageCO.java:1273)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:658)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageLayoutHelper.processRequest(OAPageLayoutHelper.java:1825)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAPageLayoutBean.processRequest(OAPageLayoutBean.java:1588)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1101)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1068)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:717)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.form.OAFormBean.processRequest(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1101)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequestChildren(OAWebBeanHelper.java:1068)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:717)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanContainerHelper.java:283)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OABodyHelper.processRequest(OABodyHelper.java:119)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.OABodyBean.processRequest(OABodyBean.java:353)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processRequest(OAPageBean.java:3338)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:2326)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:607)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(OAPageBean.java:487)
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. Navigate to either of the following:
a. Sourcing Super User or Sourcing Buyer responsibility > Negotiations tab
b. Purchasing responsibility > Buyer Work Center > Negotiations tab
3. On the Negotiations page, in the Create region, click the link RFQ, RFI, or Auction to create the sourcing document. The error occurs at this point.



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Cause

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