Creating Opportunity Via REST API Fails - Definition Name Of Type Attribute Is Invalid

(Doc ID 2279651.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Sales Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Opportunities

Creating opportunity via REST API fails

We are trying to create an opportunity via the REST API and get an error "Definition name of type Attribute is invalid.". The same input using SOAP createOpportunity operation works fine.

OSC URL - https://XXXXXX/salesApi/resources/latest/opportunities
"CurrencyCode": "CAD",
"SalesMethodId": 300000000157470,
"SalesStageId": 300000046822379,
"Name": "REST API Opty",
"OptyNumber": "OSC2011",
"OwnerResourcePartyId": 300000001567495,
"RiskLevelCode": "LOW",
"StatusCode": "OPEN",
"TargetPartyId": 300000001563703,
"EffectiveDate": "2017-06-27"

Content-Type - application/


Definition name of type Attribute is invalid.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create Opportunity using REST service via SOAP UI.

2. Received the error response.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create opportunity using REST service.


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