ORA-12899: value too large for column "FSI_PERIOD_MLS"."PERIOD_NAME" (actual: 49, maximum: 40) for BSP Patch (Doc ID 2147237.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Balance Sheet Planning - Version 8.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

When installing Oracle Financial Services Balance Sheet Planning (BSP) 8.0.1.0.1 Patch 22218459, you get an error executing the script fsi_period_mls.sql for "ar_EG" as described in the patch Readme.txt file.  The following error occurs:

Error starting at line : 241 in command -
MERGE INTO FSI_PERIOD_MLS T
USING (
 SELECT 'AR' MLS_CD,'17' PERIOD_CD,'إجمالي السنة' PERIOD_NAME,'الإجمالي السنوي' PERIOD_DESCRIPTION FROM DUAL
 ) S
ON (T.MLS_CD = S.MLS_CD AND T.PERIOD_CD = S.PERIOD_CD)
WHEN MATCHED THEN
 UPDATE
 SET T.PERIOD_NAME = S.PERIOD_NAME,
  T.PERIOD_DESCRIPTION = S.PERIOD_DESCRIPTION
WHEN NOT MATCHED THEN
 INSERT
  (MLS_CD,PERIOD_CD,PERIOD_NAME,PERIOD_DESCRIPTION)
 VALUES
  (S.MLS_CD,S.PERIOD_CD,S.PERIOD_NAME,S.PERIOD_DESCRIPTION )
Error report -
SQL Error: ORA-12899: value too large for column "HPP_BSP"."FSI_PERIOD_MLS"."PERIOD_NAME" (actual: 49, maximum: 40)


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