R12: AP: Can Not Create External Bank Account with "The External Bank Account Already Exists" Error

(Doc ID 2150795.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Users can not create new external bank accounts with "The external bank account already exists" error.
However, same bank account number does not use it.

(Responsibility) Payables Manager
(N) Suppliers > Entry > Search the supplier > Click on the update icon > Click on the Banking Details > Click on the Create icon

Enter all bank account information and click apply to receive error:

1. The external bank account already exist.
2. One of the assignment of this bank account is related to operating unit (OU_NAME).


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