Bursting Engine Ends With Java.Lang.Nullpointerexception (Doc ID 559443.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 5.6.3 to 12.0 [Release 5 to 12.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle XML Publisher - Version: 5.6.3
Oracle EBS Applications version 12.0.
Checked for relevance on 07-Jun-2017

Symptoms

When using XDOBURSTREP module: XML Publisher Report Bursting Program the concurrent request errors with:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.util.Hashtable.put(Hashtable.java:396)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.cp.CPUtil.getSessionProperties(CPUtil.java:42)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.cp.JCP4XDOBurstingEngine.runProgram(JCP4XDOBurstingEngine.java:80)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.request.Run.main(Run.java:157)


Steps To Reproduce:
1. Creation of a custom version of the Order acknowledgement report.
2. After report trigger fires concurrent request for "XML Publisher Report Bursting Program".
3. Creation of an .rtf Template (English)
4. Creation of translations (German)

Creation of Bursting control file.

Cause

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