Intermittent NullPointer Error When Adding And Saving Many Order Base Ship Units In One Update (Doc ID 850021.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Management - Version: 6.0 to 6.0.2
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
On 6.0:

When attempting to add many ship units (e.g 5 SUs) to an order base and save them in a single update, the following error occurs:

ERROR
java.lang.NullPointerException
at glog.webserver.util.DocumentUpdateServlet.getDocument(DocumentUpdateServlet.java:75)
at glog.webserver.util.AbstractServletProducer.process(AbstractServletProducer.java:81)
at glog.webserver.util.BaseServlet.service(BaseServlet.java:665)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:718)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at glog.webserver.session.ParameterValidation.doFilter(ParameterValidation.java:31)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at glog.webserver.screenlayout.ClientSessionTracker.doFilter(ClientSessionTracker.java:61)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at glog.webserver.util.SetCharacterEncodingFilter.doFilter(SetCharacterEncodingFilter.java:45)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:233)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:193)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:128)
at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:111)
at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:286)
at org.apache.jk.server.JkCoyoteHandler.invoke(JkCoyoteHandler.java:190)
at org.apache.jk.common.HandlerRequest.invoke(HandlerRequest.java:283)
at org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket.invoke(ChannelSocket.java:767)
at org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket.processConnection(ChannelSocket.java:697)
at org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket$SocketConnection.runIt(ChannelSocket.java:890)
at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:690)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)

-- Steps To Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1- Navigate to Order Management > Purchase Order > Order Base > Create an order base normally with one or two ship units.
2- Edit the order base > try to add many ship units > click Finished
3- Observe the error.

Cause

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