ETL 9.2: Pushback Get PC Error: First Operand Of . Is NULL, So Cannot Access Member AppAttributes. (180,236) (Doc ID 2186972.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 27, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Time and Labor - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.2 version, Time Reporting


ERROR
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While adjusting Pushback items on timesheet, on SUBMIT/SAVE FOR LATER get PC Error: First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member appDef. (180,236) HMAF_AWE.WRAPPERS.ApprovalManager.OnExecute Name:notifications_enabled PCPC:5910 Statement:102
Called from:FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TL_AWE_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:TerminateAWEEntry Statement:7
Called from:TL_TR_PUNCH_WRK.EMPLID.SavePreChange Statement:23

Pushback gets PC Error: First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member appAttributes. (180,236)

While adjusting Pushback items on timesheet, on SUBMIT get PC Error: First operand of . is NULL, so cannot access member appAttributes. (180,236) EOAW_CORE.ApprovalManager.OnExecute Name:SetAttributeObject PCPC:18840 Statement:342
Called from:HMAF_AWE.WRAPPERS.ApprovalManager.OnExecute Name:SetAttributeObject Statement:84
Called from:FUNCLIB_TL_WEEK.TL_AWE_FUNC.FieldFormula Name:AWEpreSaveSubmit Statement:212
Called from:TL_TR_PUNCH_WRK.EMPLID.SavePreChange Statement:673

 
STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Shown error is replicating on PUM #18 code line (build C480, PUM 18) , but not on current code line (build C486, PUM 19).

Replication steps are :-
Login as the supervisor that employee reports time to for all the steps below:
1- 'Approve reported time' needs to be on.
2-Report time for the employee only for one day within a week period. (through manager self-service)
3-Do a PUSH BACK for that day.
4-Adjust time for that day and submit.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
The customer is not able to process PUSHBACKs.

Cause

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