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IRC: Getting Java.lang.NullPointerException In Candidate Referral Notification When Accessing Candidate Details (Doc ID 2882121.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 05, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version 12.2.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to access the candidate details from a candidate referral notification,
the following error occurs on page.


Error Page
Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(
## Detail 0 ##
  at java.util.Hashtable.put(
  at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageContextImpl.putSessionValue(
  at oracle.apps.irc.candidateManagement.webui.CandidateApplicantDetailsCO.initializePage(
  at oracle.apps.irc.candidateManagement.webui.CandidateApplicantDetailsCO.processRequest(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to iRecruitment Recruiter -> Recruitment home -> Vacancy
2. Search for a given vacancy, Click on Applicants button
3. Select one or more applicants and click on Refer button
4. Enter the recipient name of given department person then Click on send
5. The department user logins and open the candidate referral notification send earlier by Recruiter user
6. While opening the candidate by clicking on the candidate name link, system is giving above page error




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