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EAP : Financial Sanction Validation AP_SDN_VAL Triggers An Error - "First operand of. is NULL" (Doc ID 1190393.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 12, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Payables - Version 8.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After turning on the Financial Sanctions Service, receiving error message on Voucher. Running the Financial Sanction Validation batch process AP_SDN_VAL also triggers the similar error.


First operand of. is NULL,so connot access member WarningCount. (180,236)
Name:FindSDN PCPC:13578 Statement:274
Called from:FS_SDN_SEARCH.SDNSearchEnterprise.OnExecute
Name:Validate_rec Statement:93
Called from:FS_SDN_SEARCH.SDNSearchEnterprise.OnExecute
Name Validate Statement:40
Called from:VOUCHER.ENTRY_STATUS.SaveEdit Statement:183

The first operand of the dot operator is the NULL Value, indicating the lack of any object value. As a consequence, the given method or property cannot be used.

Scenario :
1.  Turned on Financial Sanctions  for Payables at the Installation level
   Navigation: Main Menu > Setup Financials/Supply Chain > Install > Installation Options > Overall > Financials Sanction Options

2.  Turned on SDN validation at Save at Set Controls-Vendor
   Navigation: Main Menu > Set Up Financials/Supply Chain > Product Related > Procurement Options >  Vendors > Set Controls-Vendor

3.  Downloaded the SDN xml file from following site:

4.  Import the SDN file
   Navigation:Main Menu > Banking  >  Financial Sanctions > Import Financial Sanctions List.

5.  Open existing unpaid  voucher and make changes to voucher  and hit save.
  Note: the change to voucher is done so the Voucher edit Peoplecode would triggered and with it the SDN edit.

6.  Saving voucher triggers the reported error message.


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