After Selecting a New Default Legal Context in the Operating Unit, Get Message 'APP-FND-02939'. Can This Message Be Ignored for Payables?

(Doc ID 1959923.1)

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.


In Oracle eBusiness Suite HRMS release 12.1.3, after selecting a new Default Legal Context in the Operating Unit information, the following message is displayed:

APP-FND-02939: Changing the primary ledger after entering
subledger transactions for this operating unit may cause
data corruption. Please create another operating unit if you
want to use another primary ledger.

How and why would changing the Default Legal Context will cause data corruption? Can the message be ignored?


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