Reverse Termination Error ORA-01858 a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected (Doc ID 1402798.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When reversing a termination which has comments via Manager Self-Service, the following error occurs. This does not happen if reversal is performed via core HR.

ERROR

You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.

Exception details:



oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.sql.SQLDataException: ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected ORA-06512: at line 1

at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(OAException.java:996)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:211)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:133)
at  oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(OAApplicationModuleImpl.java:797)
at oracle.apps.per.selfservice.reverseterm.webui.EmpRTReviewCO.processRequest(EmpRTReviewCO.java:66)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(OAWebBeanHelper.java:600)
..
..
## Detail 0 ##
java.sql.SQLDataException: ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected
ORA-06512: at line 1

at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:439)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(T4CTTIoer.java:395)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.processError(T4C8Oall.java:802)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(T4CTTIfun.java:436)
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.doRPC(T4CTTIfun.java:186)
..
..


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log on to the Applications.
2. Choose the responsibility 'Manager Self-Service'.
3. Click on the function 'Reverse Termination'.
4. Search for a terminated employee whose termination has a value for the field 'Comments'.
5. Select the person and click on the button 'Reverse Terminate'.
6. Click the 'Next' button.

Cause

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