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ORA-06502 Occurs when running 'hr_person_api.update_person' API (Doc ID 2177979.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP8 and later
Oracle HRMS (South African) - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Problem Statement:

When running 'hr_person_api.update_person' API to insert value to the ‘Further Person Information’ descriptive flexfield, Segment = PER_INFORMATION12, Following errror occurrs:

ERROR:ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character to number conversion error



Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:


  1.  Run the API(hr_person_api.update_person) to update p_per_information12.
    Sample script:



 Issue started after localization patch 23525592:R12.PER.B was installed


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