2438339 - Error with Schedule Offering Connector

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2438339 - Error with Schedule Offering Connector

Symptom

Getting below error while running Schedule Offering Connector:


Unexpected Error.while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.indexOf(java.lang.String) of a null object loaded from local variable 'fileName'
java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.indexOf(java.lang.String) of a null object loaded from local variable 'fileName'
 at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.readZoneInfoFile(ZoneInfoFile.java:1042)
 at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.createZoneInfo(ZoneInfoFile.java:596)
 at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.getZoneInfo(ZoneInfoFile.java:566)
 at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfo.getTimeZone(ZoneInfo.java:663)
 at java.util.TimeZone.getTimeZone(TimeZone.java:566)
 at java.util.TimeZone.getTimeZone(TimeZone.java:562)
 at com.plateausystems.connector.consumer.scheduleoffering.impl.ScheduleOfferingConnectorServiceImpl.processData(ScheduleOfferingConnectorServiceImpl.java:55)
 at com.plateausystems.connector.consumer.impl.BaseConnectorServiceImpl.processPlateauInterfaceEntity(BaseConnectorServiceImpl.java:881)
 at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor2533.invoke(Unknown Source)
 at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
 at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
 at org.springframework.aop.support.AopUtils.invokeJoinpointUsingReflection(AopUtils.java:309)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.invokeJoinpoint(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:183)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:150)
 at com.plateausystems.elms.framework.perfmonitor.impl.ServicePerformanceMonitorInterceptor.invoke(ServicePerformanceMonitorInterceptor.java:41)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:172)
 at com.plateausystems.elms.framework.usagestatistics.impl.UsageStatisticsInterceptor.invoke(UsageStatisticsInterceptor.java:66)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:172)
 at com.plateausystems.elms.framework.authorization.impl.ServiceAuthorizationInterceptor.invoke(ServiceAuthorizationInterceptor.java:127)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:172)
 at com.plateausystems.elms.framework.localization.DataLocalizationInterceptor.invoke(DataLocalizationInterceptor.java:72)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:172)
 at org.springframework.transaction.interceptor.TransactionInterceptor.invoke(TransactionInterceptor.java:110)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.ReflectiveMethodInvocation.proceed(ReflectiveMethodInvocation.java:172)
 at org.springframework.aop.framework.JdkDynamicAopProxy.invoke(JdkDynamicAopProxy.java:202)
 at com.sun.proxy.$Proxy1974.processPlateauInterfaceEntity(Unknown Source)
 at com.plateausystems.connector.consumer.impl.BaseConsumerControllerServiceImpl.invokeConnector(BaseConsumerControllerServiceImpl.java:502)
 at com.plateausystems.connector.consumer.impl.BaseConsumerControllerServiceImpl.

 

 

Environment

SuccessFactor Learning

Learning Management System

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Goto System Admin -> Connectors -> Schedule Offering Connector
  2. Scheudle the connector job
  3. The Connector will get failed with below error details:

    Unexpected Error.while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.indexOf(java.lang.String) of a null object loaded from local variable 'fileName'
    java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method java.lang.String.indexOf(java.lang.String) of a null object loaded from local variable 'fileName'
     at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.readZoneInfoFile(ZoneInfoFile.java:1042)
     at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.createZoneInfo(ZoneInfoFile.java:596)
     at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfoFile.getZoneInfo(ZoneInfoFile.java:566)
     at sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfo.getTimeZone(ZoneInfo.java:663)
     at java.util.TimeZone.getTimeZone(TimeZone.java:566)
     at java.util.TimeZone.getTimeZone(TimeZone.java:562)

 

Cause

This issue is due to the default time zone is not mapped to Schedule Offering connector under System admin - > Configuration - > System Configuration - > Connector property file:

scheduleoffering.connector.defaultValue.timezone=

Resolution

Update the time zone field for Schedule Offering connector under:

  1. System Admin -> Configuration -> System Configuration
  2. Under CONNECTORS, update the time zone field for the property "scheduleoffering.connector.defaultValue.timezone="
  3. For example, scheduleoffering.connector.defaultValue.timezone=America/New_York

Keywords

Schedule Offering Connector null object loaded from local variable 'fileName'  , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-CON , Connectors , Problem

Product

SAP SuccessFactors Learning all versions