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Approval Process Fails with ORA-06508: PL/SQL: Could Not Find Program Unit Being Called: "APPS.HR_APPROVAL_WF" (Doc ID 2223935.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1.3 and later
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Problem Statement:

Self service approval process fails with the following error.

Failed Activity Submit For Approval Activity Type Function Error Name -4061 Error Message
ORA-04061: existing state of has been invalidated
ORA-04061: existing state of package body "APPS.HR_APPROVAL_WF" has been invalidated
ORA-04065: not executed, altered or dropped package body "APPS.HR_APPROVAL_WF"
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "APPS.HR_APPROVAL_WF"


Steps to Reproduce:

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

  1.  Submit any self-service transaction that needs approval.
  2.  Error occurs.


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