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BWC:While Trying To Cancel, Close or Finally Close a Purchase Order this Causes Error - Java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 2869123.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.2.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.2.10 version, Purchasing Processes

When attempting to Cancel, Close or Finally Close any existing Purchase Orders(PO) in Buyer Work Center (BWC) the following error occurs.


You have encountered an error.  Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.

Error Page
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(Unknown Source)
    at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
    at oracle.apps.po.common.webui.ClientUtil.executeServerCommand(
    at oracle.apps.po.document.common.webui.DocumentControlActionCO.processFormRequest(

Replication Steps:

1.  Login to Purchasing Responsibility
2.  Buyer Work Center
3.  Orders Tab
4.  Search any existing  Purchase Orders
5.  Try to  Finally Close
6.  You have encountered an unexpected error
7.  Click on Exception details
8.  Java.lang.NullPointerException shows up


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