WSDL method getFormRateItemValues returns an error.

Document ID : KB000006136
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

The issue:

WSDL method getFormRateItemValues returns an error.

Executing webservices method 'getFormRateItemValues' to get information stored in the form of a CA Service catalog request,

An error was thrown as follows (from view.log):

[RequestServiceImpl] Exception occurred in getFormRateItemValues.

java.lang.NullPointerException

The error message is not detailed and it is impossible to find the root cause.

 

Environment:
Windows running CA Service Catalog Release 14.1.x
Cause:

It had to do with a non proper form definition. 

The form contained 2 sets of radios which had exactly the same ID's and values. 

 

Resolution:

After changing the form definition, making the IDs unique, the WSDL executed properly.