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NullPointerException when running an activity through an agent



NullPointerException when running an activity through an agent.

Error Messages


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an agent
  2. Create the SendSimpleEmail activity and call the activity
  3. Run the activity through the agent

Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules. The user called the SendSimpleEmail activity which calls the getEmailSenderInfo activity which is in Pega-Integration-Architect. Since the getEmailSenderInfo activity is in a different ruleset, it is unable to open Data – EmailAcoount class and resulting in the exception.


Perform the following local-change:

Save the SendSimpleEmail activity the as well getEmailSenderInfo activity in the same ruleset.


Published January 20, 2020 - Updated December 2, 2021

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