Unable To Create Absence In SSHR- ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small in Package hr_person_absence_swi Procedure create_person_absence (Doc ID 1970734.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to create absence in SSHR, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small in Package hr_person_absence_swi Procedure create_person_absence



Steps to Reproduce:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
     Use custom responsibility : Employee Self-Service

Navigation : Absence Management

     1. Click on Create Absence

     2. Complete absence details

     3. Press Next button

     4. Above error occurs

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create absences in SSHR.

Cause

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