E-DMW: PT8.54: Error First Operand of . is null, so cannot access Member_M_Sname (180,236) (Doc ID 2133213.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 to 8.54 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.54 version, PeopleSoft Data Migration Workbench

When attempting to PeopleTools > Lifecycle Tools > Migrate Data >Data Migration WorkBench to create a new project to migrate an activity guide,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ErrorReturn-> 236 - First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member m_sName. (180,236) ADSM.ADSInstance.OnExecute Name:ADSInstance PCPC:1256 Statement:18

Called from:PTADSDEFN.AdsValidationBase.OnExecute Name:GetInstanceFromTarget Statement:837
Called from:PSADSDEFN_WRK.FUNCLIB.FieldFormula Name:AdsLoadInstance Statement:624
Called from:ADS_DMW.RelationInsertion.OnExecute Name:InsertRelatedInstances Statement:94
Called from:PSADSDMW_WRK.DESCR.FieldFormula Name:InsertDatasetInstancesFromSearchGrid Statement:567
Called from:PTADSDMW.GBL.PSADSDMW_WRK.PT_INSERT_PB.FieldChange Sta


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Signon to PIA
2. Navigate to PeopleTools > Lifecycle Tools > Migrate Data >Data Migration WorkBench to create a new project to migrate an activity guide
3. Get the Error

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot able to test the project thru Data migration workbench

Cause

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