Primavera ETL Process Fails at Step 15 Part 3/4 With Error: ORA-01722: Invalid Number (Doc ID 2187677.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera Data Warehouse - Version 6.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running the Primavera ETL process fails at step 15 part 3/4 with error:

ERROR
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SqlLoaderSQL LOADER ACTION FAILED. [control=/csapps/oracle/product/10.2.0.4/p6rdb/scripts/DATA_ActivitySpread_1.csv.ldr] [file=/csapps/oracle/product/10.2.0.4/p6rdb/temp/ActivitySpread/DATA_ActivitySpread_1.csv]

In the DATA_ActivitySpread_1.csv.log the following error could be observed:

Record 3290: Rejected - Error on table STG_ACTIVITYSPREAD.
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01722: invalid number

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run the ETL process against the P6 database;
Notice the above behavior.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot get the data from P6 to the data warehouse ODS schema.

Cause

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