PFTBI 5.6 - 'Short description cannot contain invalid characters' Error In Hierarchy HREPLNFA While Saving Business Hierarchy (Doc ID 1468158.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.2.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) - Version 5.x
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI) - Version 7.2
PFT BI
PFTBI

Symptoms

On Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI) - Version 7.2.9 / Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT) / Oracle Financial Services Profitability Analytics (PFTBI) 5.6, in United Metadata Manager -> Business Metadata Management -> Business Hierarchy, when attempting to edit the HREPLNFA hierarchy for the General Ledger dimension, there are a few node values which current have invalid characters in the short description. This triggers the following error during saving:

ERROR
Error Message[4535] -- Webpage Dialog
Short description cannot contain invalid characters

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. United Metadata Manager -> Business Metadata Management -> Business Hierarchy
2. Edit the HREPLNFA hierarchy
3. Attempt to save

Cause

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