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P6/P6b/P9 Upload Process Failing With Error: Invalid Path (Doc ID 1297960.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (UK) - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-SEP-2014***


When attempting to run the P6/P6B/P9 Upload Process, the following error occurs.

"Reading P6 file : Invalid Path

ORACLE error 6502 in FDPSTP

Cause: FDPSTP failed due to ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-06512: at "SYS.UTL_FILE", line 747
ORA-06512: at "APPS.PAY_GB_P6EDI_PKG", line 245
ORA-06512: at line 1 "


Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Set path for profile option HR:Data Exchange Directory as '/interface/xxx/yyyy/be-reports/common/zzz/ic/inbound'
2. FTP the P6 file in the same path as above.
2. Run the concurrent request P6 / P6B / P9 Upload Process with filename as parameter.


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