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R12: IBY: When Trying To Create A Supplier Bank Account, Returns "The External Bank Account Already Exists" (Doc ID 1303577.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After the upgrade from to 12.1.2, some bank accounts existed for the suppliers in and cannot be found anywhere. When creating a supplier bank account the following error happens:

"The external bank account already exist"

Reproduction steps:

1. Navigate to suppliers screen
2. Try to create an account for an existing bank and bank branch a bank account. The following error happens:
"The external bank account already exists"


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