Purchase Order Notification Error: "ORA-20002: 3240: Error '-6502 - ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: invalid LOB locator specified:" (Doc ID 2129951.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1 to 12.2.5 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to open a notification to approve a Purchase Order the following error occurs.

ERROR
ORA-20002: 3240: Error '-6502 - ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: invalid LOB locator specified:
ORA-22275 ' in 'PLSQL' API 'PO_WF_PO_NOTIFICATION.GET_PO_LINES_DETAILS' ORA-06512: at "APPS.WF_NOTIFICATION", line 5512
ORA-06512: at line 6


STEPS
The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Send Purchase Order for approval
2. Approver opens notification
3. Error occurs




Cause

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