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Self-Service Absence Approval Error: 'ORA-20001: The current row is locked' (Doc ID 1905122.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2022

Applies to:

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


On Production: 12.1.3 version, patched to Assignment,Term,Pay,ChgMgr,LOA

When attempting to approve a leave of absence, the following error occurs occasionally.

The changes were not applied because ORA-20001: The current row is locked

Cause: You are trying to lock a row in the PER_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS_F table which is currently being locked by another user.

Action: Re-query and attempt to lock the row again.


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

1. Employee applied for a leave
2. Manager tried to approve the request
3. Workflow transaction is erroring out


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