API Allows Blank Variant Properties and Variant Properties that Differ Only in Case to be Added for Product Types (Doc ID 2123247.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When adding Variant Properties for Product Types in the Admin UI if you try to add two variants that differ only by case, e.g. Red and red, the UI will not allow that and gives the message:

But the same information can be added using the API. The API also lets you add an empty string value, while the UI does not.

After adding these incorrect values using the API various errors may be encountered, including 500 errors with status code 20190.

Cause

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