Supplier Merge Issue: This Site Name Already Exists For This Supplier

(Doc ID 1923564.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 to 12.2.4 [Release 12.0 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Supplier Merge program might complete in error with the following error messages in the log file:

Error messages
This Site name already exists for this supplier.   

Re-enter.
Supplier Site Info is duplicate
LOCATION_ID is invalid
PARTY_SITE_ID is invalid

The actions from Note 1495432.1 cannot be applied as the fields recommended to be edited are read only.

Steps to reproduce
Navigate: Suppliers > Supplier Merge

Confirm the data to be merged and click 'Merge'.

Result: fail, as per the log messages above.

Business impact
Functional: cannot merge suppliers.  This delays downstream activities (transaction creation and subsequent processing), reporting and related consolidation activities.

Cause

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