NullPointerException Error When Saving Location Preference Gives Error for Candidate in IrcCandidateWorkPreferencesVO then Unable To Navigate To Resume Page (Doc ID 358739.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iRecruitment - Version: 11.5.10.0 to 12.1.3 - Release: 11.5 to 12.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Apr-2011***

Symptoms

When attempting to populate the Location and Distance fields on the Preferences page during registration, the following error message is received when navigating off this page and the fields are populated. Other fields are working fine.

ERROR
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Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact your System Administrator for assistance. Click here for exception details.

Excerpts of error stack received:

oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:888)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:862)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:985)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:210)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:132)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:
56)
at
oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.WorkPrefsCO.processFormRequest(WorkPrefsCO.java:242)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processFormRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:799)
(..)
## Detail 0 ##
java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.per.irc.common.Address2Geometry.sendXML(Address2Geometry.java:213)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.common.Address2Geometry.getGeocodeFromString(Address2Geometry.java:130)
at oracle.apps.per.irc.common.Address2Geometry.getGeocodeList(Address2Geometry.java:101)
at
oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.server.IrcCandidateWorkPreferencesVORowImpl.setLocationFie
ds(IrcCandidateWorkPreferencesVORowImpl.java:230)
at
oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.server.IrcCandidatePersonalAccountAMImpl.setWorkPrefLocati
n(IrcCandidatePersonalAccountAMImpl.java:605)
(..)
at
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:
56)
at
oracle.apps.per.irc.candidateSelfService.webui.WorkPrefsCO.processFormRequest(WorkPrefsCO.java:242)
(..)

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Navigate to visitor site page.
2. Press Register today button.
3. Fill in registration details.
4. Press Submit button.
5. Enter Basic Details and Address details.
6. Press Next button until at the Register: Enter Preferences page.
7. Enter the following details:
- Location
- Distance From Location (Miles)
8. Press Next button.
9. Get error message.

Cause

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