Not possible to create URL redirects including source code as parameter

Commerce Cloud Platform

Last updated 2019-03-19 ·Reference W-5834471 ·Reported By 1 users

Fixed in version 19.3 Preview Update / GA

Not possible to create URL redirects including source code as parameter.

In the Business Manager an error message will be displayed and the below NullPointerException will be tracked in the application error log file:

Error executing pipeline: ViewUrlRedirect_52 Sub-Pipeline: ViewUrlRedirect_52 NodeID: Update.2:DPipeletNode:UpdateUrlRedirect.1
Exception occurred while executing pipelet 'UpdateUrlRedirect'.
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.demandware.beehive.core.capi.redirect.RedirectURLUtils.ensureAdditionalRedirectUrlParams(
at com.demandware.beehive.core.internal.redirect.RedirectUrlMgrImpl.isRedirectLoopConfigured(
at com.demandware.beehive.core.internal.pipeline.PipeletNode.executeNode(

This defect impacts instances on release 19.2 or prior.

In Merchant Tools - SEO - URL Redirects

not possible to use source code (src=....) as value of "Destination URL Parameters" field due to bug
on SFCC side. Exception is Thrown when redirect configuration is saved.

As a workaround use the static mapping configuration:

Merchant Tools > SEO > Static Mappings

/email/febpromopreview19?src=febpreview19 p,,,SourceCodeRedirect-Start,,src,febpreview19

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