R12: AP: Create New Supplier Errors "This Supplier Number already exists. Re-enter. ORA-20001: in Package AP_VENDOR_PUB_PKG Procedure Create_Vendor" (Doc ID 1676705.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to Create New Supplier due to below error

This Supplier Number already exists. Re-enter. ORA-20001: in Package AP_VENDOR_PUB_PKG Procedure Create_Vendor


STEPS

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to a Payables Responsibility
2. Click on Create supplier
3. Enter name and click on Apply.

Cause

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