Item Instance DFF Error: Value exceeds the Maximum Allowed Value (VARCHAR (150, -127)) (Doc ID 2198927.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Installed Base - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Getting the Error while trying to save the DFF attribute in Item Instance Update Page  
When  trying to update an item instance DFF with 240 charaters, and then save,  the following error occurs which is preventing the data from saving.

ERROR
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<DFF Name> Value <DFF value entered> exceeds the maximum allowed value (VARCHAR (150, -127))


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.  Enable DFF in Install Base > Item Instances Update Page.
2.  Update the DFF with an entry with 240 characters > Save
3.  Above error is shown

Cause

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