SCD Message: ORA-01400: cannot insert NULL into Errors for User Defined Dimensions (Doc ID 1986447.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Enterprise Financial Performance Analytics - Version 6.1 and later
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management Analytics - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Enterprise Financial Performance Analytics (EFPA/PFTBI) previously known as Oracle Financial Services Profitability Analytics
PFT BI

Symptoms

On EFPA 6.1, when trying to run SCD, the SCD for two user defined dimensions is failing with errors in the SCD log:

ERROR

[2015/02/23 - 14:01:23] Processing :- Information for Missing and Others entries

[2015/02/23 - 14:01:23] ClsUDBOperations::executeInsertQuery, Error, unable to execute the insert query: Insert into DIM_CANAL (D_END_DATE, D_START_DATE, F_LATEST_RECORD_INDICATOR, N_CANAL_ID, N_CANAL_SKEY, V_CANAL_CODE) values (to_date('99991231', 'YYYYMMDD'), to_date('20150223', 'YYYYMMDD'), 'Y', 0, 0, 'MSG')
[2015/02/23 - 14:01:23] ERROR Message: ORA-01400: cannot insert NULL into ("OFSAA_ATOMIC"."DIM_CANAL"."V_CANAL_NAME")

The seeded dimensions are working without error.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run SCD

Cause

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