DMS Error (ORA-01858) Encountered During FPR Receiving When NLS_DATE_FORMAT Set to DDMMRRRR in the Forms Server (Doc ID 1338156.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System - Version 13.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for currency 7-Mar-2016

Symptoms

In Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System, when NLS_DATE_FORMAT is set to DDMMRRRR in the forms server for the hand-held application, a database management system (DMS) error is encountered when the user confirms the 'best before date' and presses the F4 key to create a flexible pallet receiving (FPR) container for a perishable item in FPR.

The error description is the following:

"ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected"



Steps to Reproduce

1. Set up the forms server such that NLS_DATE_FORMAT=DDMMRRRR
2. Create a purchase order (PO) which has a perishable item to be received.
3. Create an FPR appointment and select the PO created in step 2.
4. While receiving a container for this item, after confirming the best before date and the container qty, press F4.
5. DMS ERROR is shown.

Cause

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