The Compile_form_flex Routine Was Unable To Find The Value Set $FLEX$.DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXFIELD (Doc ID 2258299.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.5 version, Invoice Issues & MassAdd

When attempting to querying AP Invoices in the Invoice Workbench. an error is happening intermittently and not for all users. The client have run the Compile All Flexfields concurrent requests and regenerated messages via adadmin, but some users are still getting the error message.

ERROR
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Invalid arguments to the flexfield routines. Please inform your support representative that:
The compile_form_flex routine was unable to find the value set $FLEX$.DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXFIELD for your value set assignment. The flexfield user exit #FND DEFINE_FFLEX has been called incorrectly.
Make sure the VSNAME= parameter is correct. Make sure the value set exists in the database


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. check above

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users on prod get errors

Cause

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