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R12: AP: ISP: When Creating Invoice, Search OU/Buyer/PO Receive Error "You Have Encountered an Unexpected Error". "java.lang.NullPointerException" (Doc ID 2711427.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When searching for buyer when creating an invoice in iSupplier receive the following error:

Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact your System Administrator for assistance.
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.ap.invoice.request.server.PoSrchSvrCmd.processPoSrchQuery(
at oracle.apps.ap.invoice.request.server.PoSrchSvrCmd.execute(
at oracle.apps.ap.invoice.common.server.InvBaseAMImpl.executeServerCommand(
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor8106.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(Unknown Source)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.ap.invoice.common.webui.InvBaseCOImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.ap.invoice.common.webui.InvBaseCOImpl.executeServerCommand(

Steps to reproduce the issue:

Go to iSupplier.
Create a new invoice against PO.
In search PO page, search by Operating Unit or Buyer or PO number,
Press Go, the following error occurs.




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