Create Timecard Errors ORA-04068: existing state of packages has been discarded (Doc ID 1087497.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Time and Labor - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to create a new timecard, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-04068: existing state of packages has been discarded
ORA-04065: not executed, altered or dropped stored procedure "APPS.HXC_TIME_ENTRY_RULES_UTILS_PKG"
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "APPS.HXC_TIME_ENTRY_RULES_UTILS_PKG"
ORA-06512: at "APPS.HXC_TIMECARD_VALIDATION", line 631
ORA-06512: at "APPS.HXC_TIMECARD_VALIDATION", line 858
ORA-06512: at "APPS.HXC_TIMECARD_VALIDATION", line 909
ORA-06512: at "APPS.HXC_TIMECARD", line 518
ORA-06512: at "APPS.HXC_TIMECARD", line 839
ORA-06512: at line 2



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to the Self Service Time, and then create timecard.
2. Enter timecard details required
3. Submit the timecard

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create new timecards.

Cause

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