R12: Oracle iStore Preview Product in Admin Catalog Error: "java.lang.NullPointerException at oracle.apps.ibe.catalog.Item.load" (Doc ID 560015.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iStore - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In the catalog --> Sections, when you go to the last Navigation subsection and click on Products, and when the products come up that have been added select the item by the Product Name and then select Preview the following error occurs:

Error

The application is currently not available or an unexpected error has occured. Please try again later.

If this message persists, please contact the system administrator.

The View Source shows the following error :-

java.lang.NullPointerException 
at oracle.apps.ibe.catalog.Item.load(Item.java:6081) 
at oracle.apps.ibe.catalog.Item.load(Item.java:5925) 
at oracle.apps.ibe.catalog.Item.load(Item.java:5884) 
at oracle.apps.ibe.catalog.Item.load(Item.java:5866) 
at _ibeCCtpItmDspRte._jspService(_ibeCCtpItmDspRte.java:1151) 
at com.orionserver.http.OrionHttpJspPage.service(OrionHttpJspPage.java:59) 
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspPageTable.service(JspPageTable.java:416) 
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspServlet.internalService(JspServlet.java:478) 
at oracle.jsp.runtimev2.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:401) 
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:856) 
at com.evermind.server.http.ResourceFilterChain.doFilter(ResourceFilterChain.java:64) 
at oracle.apps.ibe.util.IBEReleaseResFilter.doFilter(IBEReleaseResFilter.java:31) 
at com.evermind.server.http.EvermindFilterChain.doFilter(EvermindFilterChain.java:15) 
at oracle.apps.jtf.base.session.ReleaseResFilter.doFilter(ReleaseResFilter.java:26) 
at com.evermind.server.http.EvermindFilterChain.doFilter(EvermindFilterChain.java:17) 
at oracle.apps.fnd.security.AppsServletFilter.doFilter(AppsServletFilter.java:318) 
at com.evermind.server.http.ServletRequestDispatcher.invoke(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:627) 
at com.evermind.server.http.ServletRequestDispatcher.forwardInternal(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:376) 
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.doProcessRequest(HttpRequestHandler.java:870) 
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.processRequest(HttpRequestHandler.java:451) 
at com.evermind.server.http.AJPRequestHandler.run(AJPRequestHandler.java:299) 
at com.evermind.server.http.AJPRequestHandler.run(AJPRequestHandler.java:187) 
at oracle.oc4j.network.ServerSocketReadHandler$SafeRunnable.run(ServerSocketReadHandler.java:260) 
at com.evermind.util.ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor$MyWorker.run(ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor.java:303) 
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595) 

 

Steps To Reproduce

  1. login as iStore admin
  2. In the catalog --> Sections go to the last Navigation subsection
  3. Click on Products, and when the products come up that have been added select the item by the
    Product Name
  4. Then select Preview

Cause

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