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Fusion PIM: Creating Categories Ends in Error: "An object of type CATEGORY_CODE with the name {} already exists." (Doc ID 2454179.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2022

Applies to:

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


When attempting to create a Category within the Procurement Functional Area Catalog, the following error occurs:

An object of type CATEGORY_CODE with the name {:CATEGORY_CODE} already exists. Enter a unique name.

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Setup and Maintenance -> search and open the task Manage Functional Area Catalogs


Navigate to Product Management -> Product Information Management -> Search for the Task: Manage Catalogs from the right panel   

2. Select any catalog (ex - Procurement functional area catalog) and open it for editing
3. Select Create Category ('+') symbol
4. Enter Category Name, Category Code, Description, Start Date and select Ok


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