COPYING TAX ON PAYABLES INVOICE "ERROR - A FILE PATHNAME COULD NOT BE CONSTRUCTED FOR THE APPLICATION APPS.APP-EXCEPTION"

(Doc ID 2037160.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financials for India - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.4 version, India AP Localizations

When attempting to 'Matched Invoice tax details' form, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Message Dictionary couldn't open the APPS.APP_EXCEPTION,
line 72 ORA-06512: at application message file. Message Dictionary Error- A file pathname could not be constructed for the Application APPS.APP-EXCEPTION, line 72
ORA-06512:at. This error often indicates that the Application Basepath (e.g.FND_TOP) or Subdirectory (APPLMSG) environment variables do not have a valid value.

STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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1. Create Payables Invoice
2. Navigate Tools -> Matched Invoice tax details to copy the PO/Receipt taxes on to the invoice
3. The above mentioned error is observed as soon as the menu option is selected.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot unable to process the Payables Invoice.

Cause

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